The Changing Face of Fundraising: Walking Running Riding Wheeling – From Lands End to John O Groats | #Charity

What do a group of enthusiastic mums, an amputee cyclist, and an able bodied guy in a wheelchair have in common?  While this might sound like the start of a very bad joke, it is actually the start of a very inspiring story documenting the changing faces of fundraising.  Long gone are the days when we would sign a form and sponsor someone 10p to stay silent for the day, or go a month without washing their hair.  Raising money for good causes has become sophisticated, streamlined and media heavy.  This winning combination, plus 10’s of 1000’s of enthusiastic supporters […]

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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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HOTD: quickie vintage hairstyle for thick and curly hair

Maybe not just for thick and curly hair, but it is what makes this look very very simply and quick for myself. And we have…the ‘pomp’ When my hair is down it looks like this: Pretty fluffy and curly and full.  For an ultra quick vintage style fix, and to achieve the above look, I do the following: Take a V shaped section of hair from the front of your hair, going back to a point at your middle parting.  It will be more or less what would be a fringe area.  I don’t know what this looks like with […]

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