When I originally wrote this Get Ahead post, I was in my third year at the University of Derby. Many people had just settled into their first week here. For […]
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.
Book Title: The Longest Whale SongAuthor: Jacqueline WilsonGenre: Children’s Fiction, RealismPublished: August 2011Publisher: Doubleday Children’sStar Rating: ★★★★ Introduction Hi and welcome to another Berg’s book club, where we have a polar bear as our book reviewing […]
My dad and I visited new York in April 2017, we went to many attractions and venues, including the Empire State Building and Top of the Rock, all with the […]
Freshers. The first two weeks of university life where everyone is a stranger. In an unfamiliar setting. All searching for their place. Many, if not most, hit the bar. They get themselves drunk. Plastered so much that when they go to the induction the next day, their head is spinning and they have no memory what happened the night before or in induction. To lots of students, this is their perfect idea of fun!
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 […]
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 […]
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.
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 […]
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.
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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, […]
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, […]