Writing

PSA: To all my readers

Hello all, Firstly let me apologise for the lack of posts. With this second lockdown I feel that my life has become very mundane but, I assure you I’m fine. I’ve been busy prepping for nanowrimo so that my WIP, A Spoonful of Sugar is all planned out and ready to go. Ideally I’d like… Continue reading PSA: To all my readers

Reading · Writing

Book Review: My only child by Sam Vickery

Genre: Domestic Fiction Rating: 5/5 Plot: It’s a miracle when Katherine’s baby boy is born healthy. But his twin sister doesn’t survive, and when Katherine is told she can’t have any more children the loss is almost too much for her to bear. Katherine always saw herself having a big family: she remembers how the… Continue reading Book Review: My only child by Sam Vickery

Disablility · Writing

Me and My Disability: Hoisting Horror & DPD Debarcle

So as you’ll have learned from my last post on Monday we had a power cut and my mum must have put the hoist up too high after hoisting me on to my bedroom transfer chair and unfortunately it jammed. Also, because of the powercut the hoist needed to be reset. So of course, this… Continue reading Me and My Disability: Hoisting Horror & DPD Debarcle

Reading · Writing

Book Review: The Single Dad’s handbook by Lynsey James

Genre: Fiction Rating: 5/5 Plot: Welcome to The Single Dad’s Handbook, your comprehensive guide to life without me when I pop my clogs! ‘I laughed, I cried, and I swooned a bit too (both over Evan and the beautiful Edinburgh setting). Gorgeous.’ Lia LouisIt’s been two years since cancer stole Evan Harper’s wife, Claire, from… Continue reading Book Review: The Single Dad’s handbook by Lynsey James

Reading · Writing

Book Review: My silent daughter by Emma Robinson

Genre: Domestic Fiction Rating: 5/5 Plot: Ever since Ruby was tiny, she has been unique. Her smiles are magically rare, her building blocks are always colour-coded, and she communicates only in gestures. Sometimes being Ruby’s mother is hard, but the way she sees the world makes it new for Sara every day. And she and… Continue reading Book Review: My silent daughter by Emma Robinson

Disablility · Writing

This week is Rheumatoid Arthritis Awareness Week

This week is Rheumatoid Arthritis week and I’m so pleased that This Morning dedicated to the Emmerdale Actress Clare King who plays the infamous Kim Tate who has been shielding due to her own struggle with Arthritis. Clare is supporting the We R A Priority campaign - a platform where others who have the condition… Continue reading This week is Rheumatoid Arthritis Awareness Week

Disablility

My Disability and Mental Health: What is Emetophobia/ why I have it/ My triggers

Emetophobia is a fear of vomiting or seeing others being sick. Those who experience emetophobia may also fear being out of control while they are being sick or fear being sick in public, which can trigger avoidance behaviours. It is a condition that is not widely diagnosed even though it is a fairly prevalent anxiety… Continue reading My Disability and Mental Health: What is Emetophobia/ why I have it/ My triggers

Disablility · Writing

Things I love and hate about having a disability

Things I love: Skipping queues Clean disabled toilets Raising awareness of my life and helping others with my blog. Priority boarding on flights Being on a train and the only accessible one is first class. Not having to get up to pee every half an hour Nice physio therapy massages Hunky doctors When someone says… Continue reading Things I love and hate about having a disability

Entertainment · why I love

Why I love: Reasons why I love John Travolta

I hope you enjoy my new series ‘Why I love (Insert Celebrity name here)’ Also whilst I’ve got your attention follow both my Instagram accounts: HopelesslydevotedfangirlAuthorrachelm So this is a bit of fun as I often get asked why am I 22 and adoring John Travolta? Well here’s some of the reasons why and John… Continue reading Why I love: Reasons why I love John Travolta