The Enchanted Forest – Of The Wild 2018

It’s that time of the year again, the leaves are turning orange, there’s a crisp cold in the air and the spectacular Enchanted Forest light show is on for its 17th year. The Enchanted Forest takes place in Faskally Wood, Pitlochary, and runs for 5 weeks. With 80,000 people visiting this year, it is a…

Outside of Clober Farm

My Stay At Clober Farm In Glasgow

Last week I attended the Independent Living Scotland exhibition at the SEC, Glasgow. I used to go with my parents when I was younger, but for the last couple of years I have been going to help Euan’s Guide on their stall to spread more awareness of the great work they do. There are many…

Outside of the V&A Dundee

First Visit to V&A Dundee

On Saturday 15th September the day finally arrived for the highly anticipated V&A Dundee to open its doors for the first 10,000 visitors to see some of Scotland’s top artefacts in design and culture. I felt honoured and privileged to get a sneak peek not only once but twice. My first visit was with some…

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…

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…