Coming out of lockdown as a disabled person (or not, as the case may be)

So it’s time to come out of lockdown is it? The shops are now back open, the pubs, cafes and restaurants can all open with social distancing and our local … Continue reading Coming out of lockdown as a disabled person (or not, as the case may be)

My CBD Oil trial aka ‘no Dad, that doesn’t mean I’m on drugs now……..’

I’m a member of a few disability forums and I’m always on the lookout for people’s advice and suggestions of how to cope with their own chronic issues and chronic … Continue reading My CBD Oil trial aka ‘no Dad, that doesn’t mean I’m on drugs now……..’

A multigenerational household in lockdown aka. The art of compromise…..

The news that lockdown was being eased last week by the Welsh Assembly Government was good news to the many of us who had been steadfastly following the guidelines. We … Continue reading A multigenerational household in lockdown aka. The art of compromise…..

So what have you been doing with yourself in these lockdown times?

So here we are a good while into lockdown, just thought I’d let you know how it’s all going at TopladyTalks – land!  Well, to be perfectly honest it’s getting … Continue reading So what have you been doing with yourself in these lockdown times?

A Covid 19 thought for those with chronic illness….. aka ‘Welcome to our world’

This week’s post follows from a very interesting half hour or so on Twitter last week. I was watching one of my ‘such fun‘ favourite Miranda Hart’s videos and she struck … Continue reading A Covid 19 thought for those with chronic illness….. aka ‘Welcome to our world’

Don’t panic…..!!!

In the middle of one of my easier days, I thought I’d do a bit of my internet shopping which then turned to ‘should I get some food in?‘ which … Continue reading Don’t panic…..!!!

Hi, I’m back…..!!

Well, hello my lovely blog reading friends, it’s nice to be back! So where have I been since I saw you all last? We’ve had Christmas, New Year, the whole … Continue reading Hi, I’m back…..!!

New Year reflections……

As today is the 30th of December and the last of the Christmas visitors have finally gone home, (and in an attempt to avoid having to start taking the decorations … Continue reading New Year reflections……

“I get by with a little help from my friends…”

Last week, all hell let loose with the collapse of Thomas Cook airways. I woke up to the news all over the television, with advice on what to do if … Continue reading “I get by with a little help from my friends…”

My review of the Crowne Plaza Hotel NEC Birmingham (aka when is an accessible room not an accessible room…..??)

We booked the Crowne Plaza NEC for the weekend of the Motability Big Event at the NEC. We’d travelled up from South Wales so decided to make a ‘real’ trip … Continue reading My review of the Crowne Plaza Hotel NEC Birmingham (aka when is an accessible room not an accessible room…..??)

How to react when a Consultant says your chronic pain is ‘down to your weight’….?

Tonight’s blog is one of the most honest I’ve ever written but I need to share it as I know so many others have been in the same position.   … Continue reading How to react when a Consultant says your chronic pain is ‘down to your weight’….?

Hooray for Hay! aka – a wonderful literary way to end the month of May…..!!

Well, what a way to end the month of May!  Every year, as an avid reader, I try to go to the Hay Festival in Hay on Wye, South Wales … Continue reading Hooray for Hay! aka – a wonderful literary way to end the month of May…..!!