Views from the 6

Posted by Jay in Travel on June 3rd, 2015

Yes, I was clearly inspired by Drizzy Drake for the title of this post, but I think it’s apt! When it comes to going on holiday and deciding what to do while I am there, I like to push myself as hard as I possibly can. Usually starting from the morning and not going back […]

Aren’t you scared?

Posted by Jay in Travel on May 31st, 2015

I’ve been absolutely terrified every moment of my life – and I’ve never let it keep me from doing a single thing I wanted to do. – Georgia O’Keefe The picture above is from many years ago when I went on a camping trip with school. And insisted that I also join in climbing up […]

Lopsided Glory

Posted by Jay in Travel on May 14th, 2015

As I had recently posted onto my Facebook page, I had gone to the doctors to get some new callipers and new boots as mine had been through the wars with my constant travelling and moving around. Thankfully this time I was able to go to a hospital in the city, instead of having to […]

The C Word

Posted by Jay in Travel on April 19th, 2015

  No, not that C word, or the other C word. I am talking about ‘cripple’. This is a rarely used term nowadays because it is used as a pejorative term about those who have a physical disability, especially those who are unable to walk or have difficulty walking. The term I grew up hearing […]

Mysterious Girl

Posted by Jay in Travel on August 22nd, 2014

Here’s a list of things not so many people know about me. As even though I do talk a lot, it’s rarely about myself or anything specific about my disability. I have found that people’s favourite subject is themselves, so here’s a little bit about me. 1.My right leg is like 2- 3 inches longer […]

Travelling while black

Posted by Jay in Travel on August 16th, 2014

Travelling while black is bad for your health via @Megan Sims Looking the way I do, I don’t pose any kind of threat to anyone apart from a bug that might get caught under my shoe. I am 5’2; I am disabled and most importantly look disabled and non-threatening. I am not the poster child […]

Crippin’ safely

Posted by Jay in Travel on August 11th, 2014

Travelling while crip is already hard enough without having to worry about getting attacked, mugged or ending up on the news for all the wrong reasons. Having travelled by myself for a lot of my trips, I have had my fair share of creeps, weirdos and marriage proposals. But I have thankfully been able to […]

Good Attitude

Posted by Jay in Travel on August 8th, 2014

A few days ago while at work,  I was asked by some ladies how I managed to maintain my positive attitude and love for myself. This was spurred on by the fact that I had said how great I think I am, and fabulous I thought I looked. Now this may sound conceited, probably because […]

Difficult, not impossible

Posted by Jay in Travel on August 5th, 2014

Whenever people ask me where I would like to travel, I would immediately think, everywhere. But unfortunately, some places will be super difficult to explore but here’s hoping not impossible. Here’s a list of some of the places around the world that I want to go to but that could prove to be a bit […]

Reactions from ATL

Posted by Jay in Travel on July 29th, 2014

Having been disabled nearly all of my life, I have come to notice the many different reactions people have to me and my disability. So I have enlisted the help of some of the Housewives of Atlanta to illustrate with a handy list of some of the more popular ones. See any in yourself?   […]

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about Jayon UPDATE: As of 25/09/2015 Nigeria has been removed from the WHO's Polio Endemic List! Having been born in Nigeria, I hail from one of three countries where polio is still unfortunately endemic, the other two being Pakistan and Afghanistan. I had contracted the poliovirus before my ...Read More

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