Worst. Drive-Thru. Ever

I woke up on Tuesday morning feeling unwell. It started with a cough, deep aches that I genuinely felt through my bones, chills and a tightness in my chest. I sat with it for a while, and suddenly started to remember everywhere I'd been since lockdown was lifted. Several coffee shops, several supermarkets, two restaurants... Continue Reading →

Why I love Roald Dahl

Whilst I'm sure I was introduced to the magical worlds of Roald Dahl's books much earlier, the most vivid memory I have is of reading a short booklet named Roald Dahl's Guide to Railway Safety. How I came to acquire this book, I can't rightly say. In all likelihood my dad brought it home but the... Continue Reading →

Don’t Feed The Trolls

As bloggers, it's a truth that we share parts of our lives with those who follow us and read our blogs. It's a sacrifice many of us chose to make as we appreciate the value of communication and how we help our communities by sharing our stories and experiences. This is our choice, and similarly... Continue Reading →


On Sunday I had Tracy's family round for a barbecue. It was a bit of a last minute affair with hasty phone calls to invite them over but they were glad to come. We made a desperate dash to Morrisons and picked up burgers, wings and hotdogs, came home and the wife did the prep... Continue Reading →

Stuart: A Life Backwards

Welcome to week three of MD AT THE MOVIES! This week we're covering Stuart: A Life Backwards, a 2007 film starring Benedict Cumberbatch and Tom Hardy as Alexander Master and Stuart Shorter respectively. This is also our first film that's based on a true story. If you've just joined us, please check out our previous... Continue Reading →

Inside I’m Dancing

Welcome to week one of MD at the Movies, where Emma of SimplyEmma and I will be sharing our thoughts on five films starring a character with Muscular Dystrophy. Posts will alternate between us both, so please make sure to bookmark Emma's site so you don't miss out. This week we're discussing Inside I'm Dancing,... Continue Reading →


Have you ever had one of those weeks where it feels the universe is leading you down a path? That's what this week has been like. I can't recall exactly how I stumbled upon this story, whether it was second hand on social media, or as a direct result of the BBC News article, but... Continue Reading →

Shields down

This last week has been pretty hard going. My legs have been increasingly unreliable, they’ve been giving out from under me and I’ve been achy, to the point I’ve had to drag myself upstairs to bed. As Becker’s is progressive, I constantly have to adapt to the growing changes and limitations it imposes on me.... Continue Reading →

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