Growing up different: bullying & ableism

Content warning: bullying Recently, I’ve had the privilege of meeting and getting to know lots of new people who identify as disabled.  It’s part of a fun and ongoing story and I promise you will hear much more about it later.  The individuals I have met are open and honest, and as well as learning lots about them, I have learned a lot about myself.  Some good, some bad, and some just plain fact.  I’m one of those people who can chew information round and round in my head, and it only really makes sense when I say it out […]

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Wheelchair fashion: Fever London Ivy Gown

At the end of last year I attended a fundraising ball for EDS UK.  Ehlers Danlos Syndrome is a connective tissue disorder which effects pretty much everything in the suffers body.  I have EDS myself, hypermobility type, which is one of the many reasons I support the charity. When you have a disability, it is so important to focus on the nice things in life, the things that make your heart beat a little faster.  As a fashion lover, it was so great to see dozens of men and women, many of whom suffer with EDS draped in their finery […]

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We are experiencing technical difficulties – and completely subsumed by Netflix

Happy Thursday lovelies!  As the title would suggest, it’s all going technologically wrong (and a little bit right) in the Kuhn household.  That’s my married name, and I know it’s cheating to use if before I get married, but really, wouldn’t you want to lose a surname like Wombwell as quick as possible?  I know both are hard to pronounce, and both need spelling out over the phone, but at least I’m losing a few letters.  So, what’s been going on in the K-U-H-N (pronounced queue-eN) household… My netbook had bottomed out I usually use a netbook for surfing and […]

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Silent Sunday 25th May 2014 #silentsunday #mysundayphoto

“Not everything is black and white”

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