The Disabled Blogger Tag

A big thank you to my friend Emma over at SimplyEmma.co.uk (Top UK travel + disability blogger) for inviting me to answer some awesome questions as part of the only Disabled Blogger Tag. A Q + A series created by Elin from My Blurred World specifically for disabled bloggers! 1. When and why did you start your blog? I started this blog in August 2017, although I’ve had many blogs over the years I’ve never gone public with. They were more a personal outlet of my troubles. Starting ‘Life of an Ambitious Turtle’ was a whole other kettle of fish! … Continue reading The Disabled Blogger Tag

Changing Places Campaign | #FitToBurst Part II | When Doctors Don’t Listen

 (Title Image: Lady stick figure desperate for the loo, + wheelchair symbol = Changing Places toilets) This post is part of a series focusing on Changing Places, in collaboration with Muscular Dystrophy UK’s #FitToBurst Campaign. It might be helpful to read PART ONE FIRST!👍 Where we left off in Part 1, I had been referred to a Urologist to discuss the ins and outs of what it will take for me to undergo unnecessary surgery for a Suprapubic Catheter (aka SPC). Fast forward 4 months to November, I was seen at Royal Bolton Hospital. Before I go into what was said … Continue reading Changing Places Campaign | #FitToBurst Part II | When Doctors Don’t Listen

Life On The Buses | Bolton’s £48m Interchange Overhaul | Access + Inclusion

[Thumbnail Image of new Bolton Interchange with blog title and recognisable disability symbols]  It’s been 5 years since Bolton Council put out to its residents that the town centre and its outdated transport interchange was getting a long overdue make-over. Long out shined by partner town Bury’s introduction of The Rock, which was drawing more people than ever to the small town centre, already recognised by having one of Britain’s best markets. It’s no wonder Bolton Council had to think BIG to get more shoppers influxing it’s way again. Many a resident will tell you in recent years Bolton has … Continue reading Life On The Buses | Bolton’s £48m Interchange Overhaul | Access + Inclusion