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 straight away. They call them […]
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. 💕
So here we go again….. (another lockdown begins)
So, as the old saying goes, “here we go again“. A familiar phrase but one heavy with thoughts of loneliness, of loss and of uncertainty. We’ve all been here before but this time, even when […]
Why my disabled self needs a mask to hide behind – “Eyes & teeth darling”
🌜A New Blog Post🌛
Sometimes, we all need to put on a mask in order to face the world; this is the account of how I found mine……. 💇🏼♀️💄💋
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 veg delivery has stopped coming […]
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 pain. So when I saw […]
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 are now allowed to go […]
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 a bit like groundhog day […]
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 my heart as she spoke […]