Can I back Wheel Balance

Can you Back Wheel Balance?

Yes, I can, I can Back Wheel Balance! Who asks the question? Can I back wheel balance? Yes, I can! The great Back Wheel Balance is often known as a …

Why do I write blogs?

Why do I write blogs?

I write blogs for several reasons. I don’t want to bang on about being disabled and saying, ‘look what I can do!’ Firstly, I don’t mean to big up my …

Training Day

Training Day Presentation

I receive referrals for wheelchair skills training and peer support from Solicitors, Physios, Case Managers and Occupational Therapists. Occasionally, I get the chance to attend a company training day and …

Finding Love

Finding Love

I’m gonna dance like nobody’s watching, I’m gonna sing like nobody’s listening, I’m gonna kiss you like we are all alone ‘Cos this world is ours…… Above is the opening …

Everyday Environmental Challenges

Everyday Environmental Challenges

Things that can stop you! After writing about International Wheelchair Day, I realised that there are many more challenges or annoyances associated with the frustration of wheelchair use. None of …

International Wheelchair Day

It’s International Wheelchair Day

It appears the 1st of March is International Wheelchair Day. After a post on one of my social media accounts told me it was International Wheelchair Day, I reluctantly looked …

Image and Subculture

Image & Subculture

Punks, Rockers, Hippies and Skinheads.   Image and Subculture. Punks, Rockers, Hippies and Skinheads. Was it Tedy Boys that came first? With their sharp suits and Brylcreem in hair, a mainly …

Risks & Mistakes

Daily Risks and Mistakes  

Every time I go out, its a daily risk and mistakes might happen. Daily risks and mistakes happen, that’s life. Tumbles and falls that can launch me out of my …

Through floor lifts

Through floor lifts. Are they worth it?

If you want to live in a house with a floor or more, then yes. Through floor, lifts would be worth it. Are there any Benefits of through floor lifts? Through …

what is peer support

What is Peer Support?

Peer support is what?  “The only source of knowledge is experience” (Albert Einstein). Peer support is the “process of giving and receiving encouragement and assistance to facilitate long-term recovery” Peer …

Old Wheelchair

How Many Types of Wheelchairs are there?

How many types of wheelchairs are there? A lot. From where did lightweight wheelchairs come? The factory. The origin of the everyday wheelchair How many types of wheelchairs are there? …

Wheelchair Choice

Wheelchair Reviews and Choice

There is a lot to choose from Wheelchair reviews and choice is a minefield! What do you want to know about wheelchairs? Do you want to know what others think …