Days Out: Watching X Factor Live at Wembley Arena, London – Wheelchair Access, Wonderful Surprises and Waiting Around

A recent trip to London brought much headache inducing stress, as detailed in this blog post.  We did however manage, thanks to a quick nap and a vat of rescue remedy to get some things accomplished on this trip, one of which was visiting Wembley Arena in London to watch X Factor being filmed. I know some people can’t do enough to get away from news of X Factor when it is on the TV, but I’m guessing that if you have read this far you are not one of them.  I will therefore make a pretty unsurprising confession – […]

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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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Taking care of our relationship, our health, having fun and letting go – #motivationalmonday

It’s a late entry from me today – mostly because I have spent the whole day having a jolly good time. Both in the wake of Valentines day, and with our February caveat of treasuring those we love, J and I have been to a local spa for the day, where we swam, steamed and jacuzzi’d our cares away.  This is not an everyday thing for us, but I think it is really important for Mums and Dads (or Mums and new partners in the case of blended families, as in ours) to take time out and look after their […]

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