There are times in life where you see a massive difference in the way two similar organisations approach a situation. Last week I had an experience which both angers me, and saddens me, at the same time. The contrast was stark. People with disabilities travel. We use cars, trains, boats, Continue Reading
I have a new job, but my mobility is making it difficult. In this post I share why I have decided to get a mobility scooter.
In the last few days the government of Ireland announced its goals in tackling Climate Change. They ranged from the use of plastics to home insulation, all to reduce the damage we are doing to the environment. One area of interest to me is transport, especially for those of us Continue Reading
This is a collaborative post. Disabled people often find themselves in places that are not suitable for them. This means that they have to develop the skill of problem-solving, as this can help them to find ways around such situations. For some of them, problem-solving has become an art and Continue Reading
Living with a disability is often a frustrating experience, especially if your disability makes your lifestyle far more sedentary than you’d ideally like it to be. While your able bodied counterparts may have opportunities to vent the quotidian frustrations and annoyances of the day by going for a run, pumping Continue Reading
People living with disabilities often feel inferior and are not treated fairly in the workplace. If you have decided that you would go out on your own instead, however, there will be some difficulties you’d better be prepared to overcome, too. You might not be able to do physical jobs, Continue Reading