Equal Transport Rights for All: Disability Discrimination Does It Again – Ableism in Action

Consider this.  In the course of one planned trip you have multiple taxis and buses drive past you without stopping.  You have bus and train drivers shout at you, citing ‘no room’ and ‘no time’.  What’s more, this follows a six hour delay that saw others getting to their destinations hours ahead of you, while you sat on and watched.  Of course you’d be enraged, disappointed and left wondering why the transport system would have such a hard time providing a basic level or service to you, one they were obliged by law to provide.   And then you remember… The […]

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Challenging isms: Ableism in Media and the Fashion Industry – An Accurate Representation of the Population

Despite spending most of yesterday collating 6 months worth of pictures plus editing and grouping together pictures for some hopefully totally awesome pieces for the very near future, I fancied freestyling for a while and just chatting with you guys.  I’m going to see how it goes, so if you’re reading this, the following content has been deemed, by me, fit for publication.   I spend a lot of time getting fired up about things.  This used to be a pretty self destructive trait of mine as I would waste time being angry about things that I could do nothing […]

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OOTD: Long cream sweater, leggings and boots – wheelchair wearable winter

So far in my blog, I’ve not focused to much on my primary passion – wheelchair fashion!  There are some great shops and sites that make clothing that is specially cut and adapted for the wheelchair user, but as yet I haven’t been flush enough to order.  I would absolutely love to try them out, but for now, I tend to plump for adapting and selecting clothing available on the high street, making the shapes, styles and cuts work for me. This outfit is very basic, but I find many of the best outfits are.  It’s how you style them […]

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