Category: Travel

Moving into Student Halls of Residence

Today, I’ll be discussing my experience living in student halls and my excitement with my new halls. And it is exciting. I moved into student halls on Saturday and I have a good feeling about this year. It doesn’t feel like my other two halls, where I have […]

Disability Bearing Transport

The Problems with Public Transport Personally, I try and avoid public transport if I can help it. You never know what you are going to get from one minute to the next. At least—you don’t if you live in the United Kingdom. So far, I have travelled to […]

Bearing Disability: A Recently Distant Cinema Visit

Everyone loves the cinema. But do they always make you feel loved back? Recently, a friend of mine posted a link to this article on her facebook page. It discusses the discrimination disabled people face when getting to venues for concerts, live performances, etc. And it seems the […]

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 […]

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 […]

Disability Education: Cross-Country Trains

Trains. Has there ever been an inch of snow that prevents you from getting wherever you need to go? For some people like Sophie, it seems to snow too often. Sophie is the author of today’s reblog. I’m being kept on my toes by the University of Derby, […]

Disability Education – My Educational Journey

A great post from my friend Sophie on the view of disability and education in schools. Well worth a read and well written. Sometimes the professionals are wrong. In fact… that seems to be the case a lot of the time. I was put in foundation classes at school, […]

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