On the way back from Shambala yesterday we stopped for a couple of breaks at motorway service stations. My wheelchair had been dismantled to fit into the very full car, so at both… read more
I was hanging out with my support worker Will the other day when I had quite a long ‘ticcing fit’ and Will eventually gave me my emergency medication. I’ve explained before that the mix of this and my regular… read more
I took my phone into the bathroom with me yesterday afternoon and put it on the side of the basin while I used the loo. When I’d finished I used the grab rail to push myself up and over to… read more
I have two regular agency carers who help me out at home, each doing different days of the week. One of them has just started a university course in Health and Social Care and so can’t always come, and… read more
In a few weeks time I’m going to Shambala Festival – a brilliant, creative, music festival that takes place near Market Harborough. I went last year and had a fantastic time. This year looks set to be great too,… read more
A month ago I came across the Trekinetic wheelchair at the Mobility Road Show in Telford, which I went to with Fat Sister and my dad.
The Trekinetic’s designed as an all-terrain chair and can go over… read more
It’s been over two years since tics in my legs began severely affecting my mobility. When I’m out and about I use a wheelchair, but indoors I tend to wobble around holding onto furniture or grab rails, or I… read more
Twelve-year-old guest blogger Dylan is back with some excellent news, a brilliant blog and a fantastic job opportunity. I’ll let Dylan explain…
I’ve got some good news: for four hours per week I’m getting help at home (maybe… read more
Yesterday King Russell, Fat Sister and I had a BBQ at the castle, the first this year. With Fat Sister’s help I made myself a suitably refreshing beverage – apple juice with lime and mint.
What’s particularly remarkable about this… read more
I took yesterday off and persuaded my dad and Fat Sister to do the same. Together we went on a road trip to the Mobility Roadshow in Telford, just north of Birmingham. The Roadshow’s an event devoted to… read more