Photo of a Mercedes Sprinter with tail-gate wheelchair ramp deployed with a wheelchair user icon with long hair boarding. In the passenger window is the emoji family to represent my partner and two little girls. Above the van is a childlike drawing of a rainbow and sunshine.

First Driving Experience|Motability Journey

Part 2 of my Motability Journey series. In this blog I get behind the wheel for the first time in my life, being plunged in at the deep end with a beast of a WAV (wheelchair accessible vehicle) and am assessed on my capability to drive with high tech controls as somebody with a progressive, muscle-wasting condition. Do I pass or fail? Read to find out… Continue reading First Driving Experience|Motability Journey

Collage of the outside of The Printworks, the Manchester bee one love logo and me posing with my girls in front of coloured crates at a mini golf activity plac

Accessible Family Day Out in Manchester

Follow our family for an impromptu accessible and fun-filled day out in Manchester City Centre! How accessible is it? Where will we end up?

This blog post is in collaboration with Continue reading Accessible Family Day Out in Manchester

On the Buses as a Disabled Parent

What happens when you’re a wheelchair user, have young children and need to use the bus? This is the reality for disabled parents when there’s no policy to protect our rights to use public transport and how acts of kindness from fellow passengers can literally make or break our day as a result. Continue reading On the Buses as a Disabled Parent

The view from our hotel - a refreshing pink and blue sunset behind palm trees.

Getting Around Costa Almeria | As A Wheelchair User

In 2016 we embarked on what some may say was a very ambitious adventure of our 1st family holiday. Reason being we aren’t your average family of 4 with just budgeting and small children to contend with (both of which … Continue reading Getting Around Costa Almeria | As A Wheelchair User