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…

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…

shopping

Disability and Fashion

The topic of fashion isn’t something that I follow religiously however, it is something I like to browse every now and then. Some people may say I’m a shopaholic as I seem to be in town at least once a week to see what latest clothes are out, and my wardrobe is chock a block,…

Here’s To A New Year

I’ve been hovering over my keyboard for about a week now trying to decide what to write about next. I had written half a post on my disastrous family trip to Edinburgh, but as I was typing/reading it I was boring myself. Basically, my parents had planned for us to all go see a magician…

It’s the Most Wonderful Time of the Year, Or Is It?

As my title suggests I have mixed feelings about this time of the year, I mainly love it though. The reason for that is because…IT’S CHRISTMAS!!! I love this holiday season, however this year I just don’t feel as Christmassy as others. I have a strong dislike to the cold weather though and would rather…

International Day of People with Disabilities

Sunday 3rd December 2017 was International Day of People with Disabilities and I had mixed feelings about this when I noticed it was coming up. At first, I was annoyed because I just saw it that people with disabilities were getting singled out  but then I thought about it more. You get International Red Hair …