2020: The Year Of Lemons

We’ve all been given lemons in the last year, and the lemonade hasn’t been easy to make. But believe me, you’ve already made more than you think, and keep making more everyday. Don’t stop.

Your Inner Strength

Your inner strength is hardest to see when you most need it. But don’t doubt yourself, it’s there.

Lessons From Lockdown

2020 has opened my eyes to so many things, good and bad, regarding all facets of life. These are three I feel are the most positive to share.

Living In Care: An Abridged Version

A not so short summary of my experience living in care so far.

Road To Lourdes

Ten years ago, a year into my life in the UK, I stepped off a plane unto British soil again, after my first visit home since moving to England. The plan was to make the trip to Nigeria an annual thing either for summer or Christmas. The plan never panned out. Two years later, AprilContinue reading “Road To Lourdes”

2017 Part 2: Paying It Forward

“I always wanted to be able to do that for someone else but was either too lazy or not confident enough to take the first steps.”

2017 Part 1: Reunions

Then there was the reunion that brought back tears; thankfully not sad tears. The experience was just unexpectedly more emotional than I anticipated I could handle. And yet I wouldn’t have had it any other way.

Am I More Than A Disability?

I’ve been disabled for over seven years now. It’s been hard but it’s been amazing. Sometimes I feel like it’s all too much to handle, sometimes I feel like I might be the luckiest guy on the planet. Today I don’t feel so lucky. I know I have it quite good considering, I know thingsContinue reading “Am I More Than A Disability?”

New Shoes & Autonomic Dysreflexia

Autonomic Dysreflexia: Probably one of the most critical side effect some spinally injured people face. Affects pretty much every facet of day to day life.So much hassle to wear good shoes.

Dating While Disabled

Dating. One of the many things I’ve had to completely relearn from the ground up since becoming disabled in 2010. Dating while disabled can be one of the most gut wrenching and, at the same time, liberating things a person can go through, at least in my experience. Before my disability I never thought twiceContinue reading “Dating While Disabled”