Euthenasia

To The Select Committee, I am 22 years old and have a degenerative muscular disability called Fredricks Ataxia. When I first heard about the idea of euthenasia, I was in highschool. I was doing personal reading into the existence of God, the theory of evolution and morals. I found that some people are very quick…

Cogy 03

You may remember that 8 weeks ago I began trialing a Cogy- a pedal wheelchair. The free trial lasted a month, and I blogged about my experience with Cogy fairly regularly for that month, because I was fundraising to get one. Since I have done exercise in a Cogy nearly every day since 9th January,…

Surfing for Disabled

Yesterday I went surfing. Back up. I got down on the beach for the first time since I could walk independently. (5-6 years ago). This was due to a fantastic invention called a beach wheelchair, which is available for use at Oakura Beach (ask Tracey Coker of Parafed Taranaki). Halberg Sports and Parafed organise this…