Archive | November, 2012
A Simply Social Strategy

A Simply Social Strategy

Three and a bit years ago I was lucky enough, or maybe destined, to meet AJ and Melissa Leon of Misfit-Inc. They spoke about social media at the Institute of Fundraising convention. I was working my way up in fundraising at Scope and finding my way generally post uni. Their strategy was simple and yet […]

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Launching dConference 2012

Launching dConference 2012

As you well know, I’ve been working hard on the Epic European Disability Roadtrip, which saw me travel through Europe for three weeks, experiencing how disability is viewed by other cultures and talking to disability groups, all to raise awareness of disability issues faced in other countries. However, this isn’t my only project I’ve been […]

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Sponsored Post: More Than Able to Travel

Sponsored Post: More Than Able to Travel

Thankfully we live in a world where there is more consideration for disabled people than in the past. This means that people with disabilities can feel more confident about travelling, knowing that their needs will be considered. The travel company Thomson offers a diversity of places to visit that can be enjoyed by people with […]

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Disability and new horizons in Spain

Back in March and April this year I was in Spain for the European Voluntary Service. This article outlines my amazing time there! During my stay I had some problems to find accessible bars and cafes with my fellow volunteers. Instead of finger pointing, we celebrated those that were accessible and accommodating. Here’s the video […]

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Tenerife: For me and For you

“I only see my wheelchair when I see my shadow. Don’t chase your shadow, chase your dreams” The attached homepage picture was taken on Tenerife’s ‘Playa Las Vistas’ on a recent trip. This island really inspires me so much. Checkout the video for my general thoughts and for some information about the Mar y Sol […]

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Trainings, Meetings and Whizz Kidz camp

After the roadtrip and Tenerife trip (video coming next); it was back to the UK and a host of meetings, trainings and talks. Here’s a little video update.

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