Everyone loves it when the mailman arrives …sometimes more than others

Catch me I’m falling! Sorry to tell you this, but when I say “catch me, I’m falling”, it is not because you have induced a swoon. This isn’t a pass; it is the unfortunate effect of having my butt, hip and thigh muscles gradually disappear. And getting up unassisted has not been a move in read more...

The Luckiest People

Being less than able sucks [1]!! Moving through your world with Jacob Marley type chains in the form of mental and physical impairment or disability inarguably makes for a more difficult life.



Those affected do not have a choice – it’s there and we’re living it. 



But what about those by our side, those that help read more...

Beached Wheels

As a newby to this wheelchair game I was feeling a little reticent and self-conscious about using a beach wheelchair during our recent visit to Noosa in beautiful Queensland. It really had been ages since feeling sand and water under my feet and why else would we be at this Aussie iconic beach destination (apart read more...

Disability advocacy – not porn to me.

“Disability doesn’t make you exceptional, but questioning what you think you know about it does.”Stella Young 1982-2014 I don’t know how many of you have heard about or knew the late Stella Young. She was an intelligent, witty and outspoken woman. As an advocate for an inclusive world for people of all abilities she was a read more...