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Shannon

Hi.

Now you might be thinking why bother read my blog? But my blog covers a range of topics. I have Cerebral Palsy, am a book nerd, a writer and a student and so this is what my blog covers. Not only that, the disability side of my blog highlights that my disability doesn't mke me who I am, it is just a part of me.

Little Plastic Straw, Where Art Thou?

We live in a society that is growing conscious of the harm we do to this planet and how we can reduce it. And that’s great! We only have one planet. If this one goes down the drain we and our future children cannot decide to move to […]

What Katy Did by Susan Coolidge| Berg’s Book Club

Book Title: What Katy DidAuthor: Susan CoolidgeSeries Name: What Katy DidBook No.: Book 1Genre: Children’s LitPublished: 1872Publisher: Penguin ClassicsStar Rating: ★★ Introduction What Katy did was Written by Sudan Coolidge in 1872. It is about a little girl, Katy Carr. She is clumsy, impatient and short-tempered. One day, when she loses her temper, she purposely disobeys her Aunt Izzy […]

Better Call Saul – Chuck (Spoilers)

Ok, I love Better Call Saul and Breaking Bad. Great TV shows, great plots and my all-time favourite, great characters. I don’t usually talk about my favourite TV shows, so this is not going to be a regular thing, but I need to talk about Chuck. Who is […]

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Banded by Logan Byrne | Berg’s Book Club

Book Title: BandedAuthor: Logan ByrneSeries Name: BandedBook No.: Book 1Genre: Dystopian, Teen & Young Adult Published: Febuary 2014Publisher: Logan ByrneStar Rating: ★ Introduction Welcome to Berg’s Book Club! As some of you know, I am doing the pop sugar challenge, one of the prompts is a Favourite prompt from the 2015-2017 challenges by PopSugar I chose the […]

Mobility Component – what does it mean?

This is the first of two posts about U.K disability benefits DLA (Disability Living Allowance) and PIP (Personal Independent Plan). It is an article explaining what the mobility component is, the changes with PIP and what the benefit means to me. So what are DLA and PIP? They […]

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Fearless by Tim Lott | Berg’s Book Club

Book Title: FearlessAuthor: Tim LottGenre: Children’s Lit, Dystopian, RealismPublished: June 2007Publisher:Star Rating: ★★★★★ Introduction Welcome to Berg’s Book Club! Berg is my polar bear friend who assists me in my book reviews. This week, we are reviewing Fearless by Tim Lott. Fearless by Tim Lott Book Review It’s not often I give a […]

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Choosing the Right University for You

Three years ago, I applied to the University of Derby. It wasn’t something I did in 10 minutes, it was one of the toughest decisions I had to make. I wanted to make sure I chose the right university for me and so took a year or more […]

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