Hi, How the hell are ya? If you've been blogging for a long time or since last week, you might have heard something about your target audience or your ideal reader. And allow me to say something else controversial here, I've never had one. Or it's always been you. Reading from wherever you are, drinking … Continue reading Dear Groovy Readers
And so, I have a new day-job. I mostly work from home. More on that later. This is my official spiel: Lorna is a wheelchair-user, who travels extensively at home and abroad. She is an American who has lived in Scotland for 20 years, so she isn't really sure where home is, though. She is … Continue reading I Don’t Get Work/Life Balance
Remember when this blog was about (in)accessibility, travel and life on wheels? It's kinda morphed into a wedding-planning stress-fest, which still includes all of the above. Stick with me here. In the midst of writing emails, being poked with dress-pins and sometimes sobbing over song choices, I have been doing some work. I'm part of … Continue reading Do You Need A Vacation?
Finally, there exists a Shit People Say to People With Disabilities video: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DNoVSusaAVE When I was single, and I got 'the sex question' as an unsuccessful pickup line, the conversation would go something like this: Moron: Can you have sex? Me: Yes, but if you have to ask, I won't be having it with you.
The first and only time I danced on a table it buckled underneath me. My friends lifted me, in the chair, onto the table because it was the only free space on which to dance. I was 18 and liked to dance. I was also drunk. All other space that night was taken up by … Continue reading Dancing On The Tables
Today is Gin & Lemonade's second birthday. My move from Glasgow to Edinburgh is not so recent any more and I no longer have a cat who thinks she's a dog. I don't even have a boyfriend, because he's now my fiance. A few days after I posted my first blog birthday post, I dumped … Continue reading Two Years Of Shots
Today is Blogging Against Disablism Day, 2012. I am disabled. Mostly by society. I am on wheels. Everyone should know this by now. Regular readers, anyone who reads my About page, people I've worked with, laughed with, gotten lost with, my parents and the man who loves me. That's everyone. What people may not know … Continue reading Blogging Against Disablism Day 2012: This Is How I Roll