Sunshine at TRNSMT

TRNSMT feels like a lifetime ago, when in fact it was only 2 months ago. There has been so much going on recently and my creative juices just haven’t been flowing, so apologies for the delay in this post. After feeling unwell for what felt like forever I was so excited for TRNSMT’s music festival,…

Outside of Oh Hello with portable ramp.

Independent Businesses and Accessibility

Being a wheelchair user and being a shopaholic, it can be difficult when shops aren’t accessible. I tend to shop at the same places all the time and most of those shops are chain places, my favourite is New Look. Most independent shops are down roads that have older buildings and steps at the entrances…

Stage at Rita Ora concert

Slessor Gardens – Rita Ora Concert

Dundee is the city to watch just now, The Times are saying it is one of the best places to live in the UK 2018. In the last couple of years, we’ve seen many new developments and are awaiting the open in September of Scotland’s first V&A museum. One development that everyone has loved is…

4DX sign

Wheelchair Users Perspective on 4DX Cinema

I recently stayed overnight in Aberdeen for my brother’s graduation, and during that stay we went to see Incredibles 2 at Cineworld Union Square in 4DX. Obviously, that wasn’t the highlight of the weekend as I had a great time the day before celebrating with my family. However, we had never been to a movie…

Picture of a train with a cross over it

No Train For Me

I know the title to this blog post is a big spoiler, but please bear with me. On the weekend of 16th June, my friend and I decided to take a trip through to Aberdeen for a bit of shopping in Union Square. I really like to visit Union Square and travel by train because…

Never Stop Learning slogan on chalkboard

Teaching The Future

Children are the future and I’ve been eager for ages to be able to go into schools to speak to pupils about my disability in order to spread more awareness. So, I was very excited that my friend, who is a newly graduated primary school teacher, invited me to come and speak to her school.…

Laptop screen with blog on it

The Disabled Blogger Tag

At the start of the week I was tagged by my friend and fellow blogger Emma of Simply Emma to take part in The Disability Blogger Tag that was created by Elin of My Blurred World. I’ve seen lots of different tags online for YouTubers and Bloggers, however never one discussing disabilities. So, it’s great…

Life Isn’t Always Peachy

I’ve been struggling recently to find the motivation and inspiration to create content for my blog and YouTube channel, and I don’t know why. It’s not like I’ve got nothing to do, I have lots to write about with my trip to Shetland last month and lots of hours of footage to edit. But every…

Outside Scottish Parliament

Top 5 Tip on Public Speaking

Last week I attended a Cross Party Group meeting at the Scottish Parliament to share my personal experience of dealing with social work, you can watch the vlog of my day here. Public speaking has never been my favourite thing to do, during my whole education I would always feel utterly nervous and try my…

Oor Wullie supporting Euan's Guide

Euan’s Guide Dundee Day Out

Even though I’ve lived in Dundee my whole life I seem to still be finding places I didn’t know existed, especially last week. As you guys know I am the Dundee Ambassador for the Euan’s Guide and last week some of the team as well as some of my fellow ambassadors came to visit me…