AYL Travel Tips – Pre Flight Tips

* This post is kindly sponsored by the companies listed at the end of this post, but all opinions are my own. * Some of the tips in part 3 of our travel series may seem obvious or unimportant to some, but they are actually quite useful to anyone travelling with a disability! 1 – […]

AYL Travel Tips – Passenger Assistance

* This post is kindly sponsored by the companies listed at the end of this post, but all opinions are my own. * After years of travelling with my disability in tow, I am sharing a sponsored series of tips & tricks in the hope that it will give others the confidence to embark on […]

AYL Travel Tips – Hidden Disability

* This post is kindly sponsored by the companies listed at the end of this post, but all opinions are my own. * The AYL team are about to embark on an extremely exciting adventure across the pond! Despite my excitement, I am the first person to admit that travelling with a disability is not […]

GIFTED – Flexzi Attachment From MERU

* The product featured in this post was kindly gifted by MERU in exchange for a review, but all opinions are my own. * If you are a one of our oldie but goldie followers, you may remember that at the end of March we exhibited at Europe’s largest disability exhibition called Naidex. This annual event […]

Spice World 2019

Last month I went to see the Spice Girls at the Stadium of Light in Sunderland and I am still in awe of how incredible the show was! I vowed never to go back to this Stadium after several awful experiences, but I couldn’t pass at the chance to see the Spice Girls live! To […]

Beyond The Boundary Wheelchairs

* This post is not sponsored, meaning all opinions are my own and no one has paid AYL to share this. * Beyond the Boundary Wheelchairs are distributors of the life-changing, stylish & versatile Trekinetic Wheelchairs. Both the manual & the powered models can comfortably tackle cobblestones, forest tracks, uneven pavements, snow & sand! The company […]

Mental Health Awareness Week

As Mental Health Awareness Week draws to a close, I thought I would write a post to give people an insight into some of the mental health struggles people living with a disability face! Disabled people are often forgotten about when it comes to mental health issues and it needs to change! People living with […]

Naidex 2019 Trip Report

At the end of March we exhibited at Europe’s largest disability exhibition called Naidex. This annual event takes place at the NEC in Birmingham and this year Naidex celebrated their 45th show! The event showcases the latest innovative products, live demos, seminars, networking opportunities and more! There were 350 cutting-edge exhibitors, meaning we were part […]

100 Out Of 100

Some of you may have heard that Dr Phil (an American talk show host) recently claimed that #100outof100 interabled relationships FAIL! So I am jumping on the bandwagon to show the world just how inaccurate this statement is! When Felix & I first started dating, I was very hesitant to tell him the true extent […]

Rare Disease Day 2019

Rare Disease Day takes place on the last day of February each year. The main objective is to raise awareness for all rare diseases and the impact they have on patients’ lives. Whilst also prompting researchers, universities, students, companies, policymakers, and clinicians to do more research and to make them aware of the importance of […]

Harry Potter Studio Tour

You may have seen from our Social Media pages that we took a trip to the Harry Potter Studio Tour in Watford just before Christmas. I have always wanted to visit, but living in Newcastle makes the logistics of going quite difficult. But following an appointment at a London hospital, we decided to stop off […]

WheelPower Sports Event

* This post is not sponsored, meaning all opinions are my own and no one has paid AYL to share this. * In November the AYL team attended a Get Active Sports Event by WheelPower, at Stoke Mandeville Stadium. I can honestly say that I was really apprehensive about attending this experience, especially after reading the event time table. […]

Changing Places Toilets

* This post is not sponsored, meaning all opinions are my own and no one has paid AYL to share this. * Following on from my previous post about Mobiloo, I thought it would be beneficial to continue talking about accessible toilets, more specifically the Changing Places Campaign! A facility I knew nothing about before becoming […]

A Little Bit About Mobiloo

* This post is not sponsored, meaning all opinions are my own and no one has paid AYL to share this. * The AYL team recently visited the Kidz to Adultz North Exhibition, at EventCity in Manchester. Hosted by Disabled Living, there are over 100 exhibitors at each of their events, showcasing some of the best […]

Life After Loopwheels

* This post is not sponsored, meaning all opinions are my own and no one has paid AYL to share this. * After spending a lot of time and money modifying my manual Quickie Wheelchair, including switching to Frogs Legs Carbotecture Forks; the vibrations radiating through my frame continued to cause pain and discomfort. So, I […]

Dysautonomia Awareness Month

Did you know that October is Dysautonomia Awareness Month? A month dedicated to highlighting some ways in which the Autonomic Nervous System can malfunction, including Dysautonomia! Trigger Warning – As this post is aimed at raising awareness, I wanted to showcase some of the debilitating symptoms caused by Dysautonomia using raw images. They are certainly not the most […]