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Shannon

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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.

Narrowing Down the Right University for You

Three years ago I applied to the University of Derby, but it wasn’t something I spent ten minutes deciding. I probably spent well over a year looking at universities, starting in the winter of my AS year at college. I have Cerebral Palsy – so not only did […]

Roald Dahl: James & the Giant Peach |Berg’s Book Club

Book Title: James and the Giant PeachAuthor: Roald DahlGenre: Children’s Fiction, FantasyPublished: 1961Star Rating: ★★★★ Introduction I was going to review The Book Thief this week and it’s still on my list but reading is slow at the moment. You know, uni and stuff.   So I have decided to review some shorter […]

DSA Assesment – my second journey

Hi guys, sorry for not posting on Friday and Sunday, I’ve been a little busy. Today’s post is about DSA. DSA is the abbreviation of Disabled Student Allowance. When I first started university, I had the DSA assessment and was given a bunch of equipment. Some helpful, some not […]

Bearing Disability: Bad Hair Day? Make Life Easier

Happy New Years Eve! I hope you all have had a wonderful year, I know I have. I like New Year because it marks the middle of winter, meaning spring is on the horizon. Yes! I’ve got to say, winter is my least favourite season because Cerebral Palsy […]

Mixed Niche Bloggers Award —blogging chain

I’ve been nominated for the Mixed Niche Bloggers Award by  THE WEEKLY INSIDER. So I’d like to thank them for the nomination. The Mixed Niche Bloggers Award nominates bloggers that have at least two niches to appreciate their mixed topics – mine are Disability, Book Reviews, Student Life and Writing. The Rules […]

Berg holds the digital book cover to Existence by Abbi Glines

Existence by Abbi Glines | Berg’s Book Club

Book Title: ExistenceAuthor: Abbi GlinesSeries Name: ExistenceBook No.: Book 1Genre: Teen & Young Adult, Romance, FantasyPublished: December 2011 Star Rating: ★★★ Introduction This week is the last Wednesday of December. So, I have decided to participate in the Popsugar reading challenge of 2018. So for this week, I am going to review a book by […]

Christmas Wrapping – One-handed

I heard on the radio this morning that some people haven’t put their tree up or wrapped their presents yet. So I’m going to write a post about my technique of wrapping Christmas and birthday presents with only one hand. I have to be honest, I love wrapping […]

Paws and Prose: My Script before Christmas

I’m really pleased with my script so far. I haven’t got to my target of five pages a day yet. Hopefully, after Christmas, I’ll be able to finish this ninety-page script. Here’s where I am now. I’m currently on page six and have found lots of books on […]

Book cover for a Brief History of Candle making. banner reads: Berg's Book Club. Berg sits next to the candle

Brief History Candle Making P. Wonning|Berg’s Book Club

Book Title:  A Brief History of Candle MakingAuthor:  Paul R. WonningGenre: Non-FictionPublished:  June 2014Star Rating: ★★★ Introduction Hello and welcome to Berg’s Book Club. Today’s book is an unusual one. It is a non-fiction book on candle making. A Brief History of Candle Making by Paul R. Wonning. Brief History Candle […]

Paws and Prose: An Early Christmas

Some of you know that I am an aspiring screenwriter, this Christmas, I’ve received the best screenwriting gift: Final Draft. It’s the industry standard and as my independent study this year is to write and complete a ninety-page script, well this software is going to be a miracle […]

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