Accessible Days Out in Fife: StAnza and Beach Wheelchairs

*Disclaimer: This post is sponsored by Visit Scotland During my week-long stay in Fife, I had three accessible days out planned; I was visiting the Dunfermline Carnegie Library & Galleries (you can read all about that here), catching a poetry performance at StAnza and venturing to St Andrews beach to test the beach wheelchairs. I…

Meds and Makeup: Beauty Travel Essentials when Chronically Ill

*Disclaimer: This post contains PR samples I can’t go anywhere without a big bag of medication. A few months ago, I set out to travel the three hour journey up north to visit my family and I was convinced everything was packed, until half an hour into the drive something twigged in my mind and…

Beauty Travel Essentials with World Duty Free

Unfortunately I have nowhere to travel anytime soon, as much as I would love to, but when World Duty Free asked if they could send me some goodies, I couldn’t say no. And, I mean, look at what they sent me, your girl was a little bit (a lot) buzzin’. Tangle Teezer Compact Styler Skinny…

I Booked Assistance, Assist Me: Travelling via Train as a Wheelchair User

During this last week there has been a lot of press about travelling via public transport (mainly trains) as a disabled person, and how difficult, stressful, and downright disgusting the service is. Check out Sam Renke’s interview with The Guardian here; Sam was barricaded into the wheelchair space by luggage and unable to move to…

Train Journey’s Are Never Simple When You’re In A Wheelchair: My Disaster Trip

You’d think travelling via train in a wheelchair would be simple, wouldn’t you? What could go wrong? Passenger assistance is booked, the assistant meets you, gets a ramp, you wheel onto the train, and the same happens at the other end. Easy right? Hell-to-the-no. Nope. Nada. Nah.It’s becoming a joke now. Travelling by train is…

Stila Perfect Me, Perfect Hue Eye and Cheek Palette Review

I can’t pass up a Stila product, and I certainly can’t pass up a gorgeous palette – so it was obvious that I was going to add this to my collection. I didn’t order it as soon as it was released because I was on the dreaded no-buy (not that it usually stops me, but…