Life in Lockdown

On Monday 23rd March 2020, Boris Johnson, the Prime Minister of the UK announced that our country is in lockdown. Before this, vulnerable individuals were instructed to self-isolate to protect themselves from COVID-19, I am currently on week 9 of being isolated from the world, only having physical contact with my parents, who are also isolating as they…

Ideas for isolation activities

  Hey friends, with everything that’s happening in the world at the moment, I thought I’d compile a list of websites and activities that you could try with your young people to keep them entertained!   I’ve joined a group on Facebook called ‘Surviving Self-isolation with SEN kids’. This has a lot of different ideas…

Amazon Fulfilment Centre Tour

I went on the Amazon Fulfilment Tour at Doncaster, this fulfilment centre is called LBA2. Each Amazon centre is named after the closest international airport, I know you are probably thinking Leeds Bradford Airport isn’t the closest, and you’d be right! When the LBA1 Amazon centre was built the closest international airport was Leeds Bradford…

MY TRIP TO BENDRIGG

Bendrigg Trust Weekend with Strongbones Children’s Charitable Trust – May 2019 I have written a blog post before about Bendrigg Trust, all about the bedrooms, facilities and access, this year, I want to tell you about the activities I have challenged myself to do over this weekend. Last time I went to Bendrigg I went…