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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.…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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 …

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CHAS Hospice, Rachel House

Just over two weeks ago I had the pleasure of presenting at CHAS’s transition event about my life, my journey through education and how supported I’ve felt from the CHAS transition team with moving into adult services. CHAS (Children’s Hospice Across Scotland) is a brilliant charity that for over 20 years has been supporting babies,…