So earlier this week I had to do a profile of my two main characters in this weeks uni assignment which was to provide an in-depth character profile, script and the usual reflective commentary. Today I’ve actually done the second part of my assignment which meant I wrote the script! (and first I found it … Continue reading Writing: University achievement unlocked – I’ve written a script!
Hello all,Chickonwheelz here, I just wanted to pop on and say that I find your support absolutely invaluable! I haven’t been posting much on my blog because I’m really struggling with severe pain levels at the moment as well as my mental health. I’ve only now got the motivation to do the first half of … Continue reading Me and My Disability: February’s major spinal pain flare up and gratitude to you all
If you want your Catheter to last it’s 10 -12 week life cycle without any blockages, follow my five tips. *Disclaimer I am not a doctor but a catheter user myself* Drink a tall glass of warm water to flush through any sediment that builds up in the pipe overnight. To stop your catheter balloon … Continue reading Me and My Disability: Catheter Care Tips
*Again for comedy purposes only* Pass a drugs test - I am on wayyyy too much morphine for that to happen.Bunge jump or sky dive - people with cerebral palsy aren’t covered by insurance companies when skydiving and yet people think it’s okay to blast me with radiation that could leave me with Spider-Man powers … Continue reading Me and My disability: Things I can’t do because of my disability.
*This is for comedy purposes only* Eat a hobnob and pee in a bag at the same time.Skip queues.Take legal morphine and fly high as a kite. I have a key that opens all Uk toilets.Make cripple jokes about myself. Never needing to replace the sole on a shoe.Always have attractive Carers/medical staff.Have an encyclopaedic … Continue reading Me and My disability: Things I can do that other able bodied people can’t.
I am absolutely over the moon to hear that my 97 year old best friend, Nan Win is having her vaccine on Friday!! The end is in sight! I’m desperate for a cuddle and some tea and cake!! Words cannot describe how happy I am (I’m not ashamed to say my eyes have welled up … Continue reading Good news!!
I’d just like to say thank you for all your encouraging advice in your magazine.I was deeply depressed in the first lockdown, It was quite disconcerting how everything grounded to a halt especially as I like routine. I was also waiting to be housed in an with adapted apartment by my local council so I … Continue reading Writing: My letter to Writer’s Forum
Exercise 1.3 The following story was written in 15 minutes in response to a prompt in my module syllabus, I was in allowed to stop writing until the time was up or edit; this is called free writing and I found was very cathartic even though I know some bits may be repetitive. I remember … Continue reading Scriptwriting Module Day 2: Free Writing Caravan Prompt
Dear Journal, Well, it's day two of my scriptwriting module and already my head is swimming! There’s so much to learn; terminology, formatting and the complicated dance that is relying on actors to convey the story you’ve put your heart and soul into and then there’s the idea that if it’s not conveyed right that … Continue reading Scriptwriting module: The first days journal entry
Hi guys, So as you know I’ve bed. Struggling with my pelvis and hips these past couple of weeks and it’s no better. I spoke to the GP this morning and she’s referring me back to the muscular skeletal clinic where they can assess me and decide what investigations need to be done. I will … Continue reading Me and My Disability: Pelvic Flare update 30.11.2020