Redefining Success As A Disabled Person – TEDx 2019

pippa sat on edge of stage at TEDx, iconic red carpet and lettering in background. Pippa is wearing a burgandy long sleeved top, black jeans and black pumps.

In December 2019, I took on one of the most nerve-wracking challenges of my life and gave a TEDx talk in York. You can watch the talk on YouTube, and below you’ll find a blog post equivalent of what I wanted to say… all about redefining success as a disabled person. I really hope it […]

5 Tips And Tricks For Choosing The Best Mobility Aids [AD]

pippa using small black power-chair along the seafront, pippa turned away and looking out to sea which is visible in background

[AD] This piece is sponsored by My Mobility Guide. Keep reading to find out more about their work! Choosing a mobility aid that meets your needs isn’t quite like choosing a snazzy new handbag. The right aids can open up a whole new world and completely transform a person’s quality of life, but it’s incredibly […]

Wheelchair-Accessible Indie Cafes and Coffee Shops in York

pippa sat inside cafe w, one of york's wheelchair accessible cafes, holding a cup of tea and looking out of the window behind her

This post is not regularly updated. Always double-check access information online before you visit! If you’ve ever visited York, you’ll know it’s an absolute goldmine for cute and quirky independent businesses. You could visit a different indie coffee shop for breakfast every weekend, and before becoming a wheelchair, that’s pretty much what I aspired to […]

Accessible York – Encouraging Inclusive Tourism in North Yorkshire

pippa in power-chair, pointing to outdoor sign reading 'speed limit within this yard 15MPH' and laughing

Back in September 2013 when I moved to York for university, it’s safe to say my new friends and I fully made the most of all the city had to offer. As a non-disabled student at the time, there were no barriers holding us back from exploring the tourist attractions and thriving indie businesses that […]