• 2014,  my mother,  Uncategorized,  you know you've got CP

    You Know You’ve Got CP When…

    …your mum comes round to help you do a few jobs and instead of getting her to help with your quest to declutter like she has the last few times she’s been here you have to ask her to brush your hair. Then you have to append this with the fact that this is the most important job for the day and it doesn’t matter if nothing else gets done while she’s there. And then she takes the brush and looks at your hair and declares that it’s so bad it might actually take all the time she’s got to spend with your to sort it. Because I can and…

  • 2013,  books and reading,  my mother,  photos,  things that make me smile,  Uncategorized,  unexpected things,  yayness

    A book that blew my mind #fridayreads #amreading

    I have a copy of a book called 1001 books you must read before you die. There have been several editions of this book so at various times different books have been put on the list and taken off again (and in the case of Memoirs of a Geisha I believe returned to the most recent edition of the list). I have the 2010 edition but I also have an app on my iPad and a spreadsheet both of which list every single book that have ever appeared on an edition of the 1001 books you must read before you die list. I believe the total number of books is…

  • my mother,  sailing,  tv,  Uncategorized

    >Well, thanks, I think…

    >“They’ll want people who are really into sailing.  And obviously they”ll want to film a wheelchair user.” “Yeah that’s why they asked me – because it’s the most visually obvious of our disabilities.” “No – they asked you because you’re a mouthy cow.”  – My mother’s take on why I was asked to be filmed sailing for The People’s Millions.  It’s nice to know she has a high opinion of me, isn’t it?! And yes, I’m more than likely going to be on TV again.  It’s all really rather exciting! *squees loudly* All content copyright Emma Crees, 2006 – 2012 unless otherwise stated http://writerinawheelchair.blogspot.com