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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.

Midnight by Jacqueline Wilson | Berg’s Book Club

Book Title: MidnightAuthor:  Jacqueline WilsonGenre: Children’s Literature, RealismPublished: December 2003Publisher: Doubleday UKStar Rating: ★★ Introduction For today’s Berg’s Book Club, I will be reviewing Midnight by Jacqueline Wilson. Wilson is a well-known children’s author. With over […]

Bearing Disability: Parking Barriers and Disabled Bays

Today I want to talk about two issues: Disabled Bays and Parking Barriers. Both are issues I deal with on a regular basis. One of them has a fix with […]

Fire Alarm that Sent Me into a Time-Travelled Sleep!

Let me tell you a story. One that will either make you laugh or question my sanity and it has to do with the first week of living in student accommodation (student halls). One student, a saucepan of sweetcorn and a loud, unfamiliar noice in this setting convinced a half-asleep me that I had travelled back into time but without the aid of a police phone-box camouflaged Tardis or a time turner.

A Planned Site Update for Little Sea Bear

This post is about a planned site update and improvements that are hopefully coming in the future, including more on my disability content to build awareness give news and influence […]

Amy & Matthew by Cammie McGovern| Berg’s Book Club

Welcome to Berg’s Book Club where I will be reviewing the Teen and Young Adult novel, Amy and Matthew (or Say What You Will) by Cammie McGovern. This book is a romance story about disabled protagonists but quiet unlike any that I have read before, including Me before you. It is a light-hearted story full of twists and turns, characters who are not only disabled but also human and full of personality, and the struggles of that weird teenage/adult stage of life.

Food in New York City: Eating At A Reasonable Price

My dad and I went to New York in April 2017. Obviously, we had to have something to eat, right? So this post is about the food in New York […]

Choosing a University: My Experience

This blog post discusses my experience choosing a university. In this post, I will discuss the ways I narrowed down my choices. It is hard choosing a university, three or four […]

Blog chain — an icebreaker challenge

My flatmate and friend, Lizzie from It’s me, Lizzie has nominated me for this, what I call the ‘ice-breaker’ blog chain challenge. Blog Chain Rules: Thank the person who nominated you […]

Heidi by Johanna Spyri (spoilers) | Berg’s Book Club

Book Title: HeidiAuthor: Johanna SpyriBook Series: HeidiSeries No.: Book 1Genre: Children’s Fiction, Disabled LitFirst Published: 1881Publisher: KingfisherStar Rating: ★★★ Introduction Welcome to another edition of Berg’s Book Club where you can get all your book review needs. This week, […]

New York – The Street and NY Pass

Date of visit: 20th April 2017- 28th April 2017 New York City. In 2017, my Dad and I went to New York for his birthday and it was a fantastic, […]

Matched by Ally Condie| Berg’s Book Club

Book Title: MatchedAuthor: Ally CondieBook Series: MatchedBook No.: Book 1Genre: Teen & Young Adult, DystopianPublished: November 2010 Publisher:Dutton BooksStar Rating: ★★ Introduction Hi, Welcome to Berg’s Book Club—the Book Club with a sweet and cuddly Polar Bear! […]

Katy by Jacqueline Wilson| Berg’s Book Club

Book Title: KatyBook Author: Jaqueline WilsonGenre: Realism, Childrens’ Lit, Disabled Lit,First Published: August 2015Publisher: PuffinStar Rating: ★★★★★ Introduction Welcome to Berg’s Book Club. Today, I will be reviewing the book, Katy by Jacqueline Wilson. A Victorian […]

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