Are disabled people slipping through the net when it comes to vaccinations?

Are disabled people slipping through the net when it comes to vaccinations? The other day, my attention was drawn by the tweet from radio DJ Jo Whiley (52) who had … Continue reading Are disabled people slipping through the net when it comes to vaccinations?

The Disabilty Discrimination Act 1995 is 25 yrs old – a time to celebrate or to commiserate……???

The Disabilty Discrimination Act 1995 is 25 yrs old – a time to celebrate or to commiserate……???

#InvisibleDisabilitiesWeek – a few things to remember, if you please……..?

This last week, if you didn’t know, was Invisible Disabilities Week. Many disability charities have spent the week campaigning for more awareness of the disabilities that you cannot see you … Continue reading #InvisibleDisabilitiesWeek – a few things to remember, if you please……..?

A flashback to a much darker time…..

New Blog Post (triggers – depression, dark thoughts)

No apologies for an honest and open post after a reminder of things lost. 💕

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)

Christmas in July!!

How about a bit of Christmas love and friendship right now? This lockdown has been difficult for us all but for a lot of disabled people or people with chronic … Continue reading Christmas in July!!

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……..’

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?

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……

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…..!!

What is the ‘right’ body type? aka “Disabled people are hot too……!”

Last month, Facebook blocked a photo of a disabled person. The photo was one of the young woman Vicky Balch who was injured in the Alton Towers rollercoaster crash in … Continue reading What is the ‘right’ body type? aka “Disabled people are hot too……!”