The 60 List

The 60 List Back in 2012 I set myself quite a challenge, ‘The 50 List’, which was to complete 50 activities in one year to show my daughter, who has the same disability, that anything is possible. At the same time I was trying to run a business, pay bills, oh and write a book! It […]

A New Venture!

I’m really excited to announce the launch of my new website ‘Nigel Holland – Photography‘.

Bad apple hackney cab drivers!

Bad apple hackney cab drivers! It’s been a long time since I have had a good moan about something. Though there are those close to me that would say otherwise! However, I think I’m quite within my rights on this occasion. Now firstly, my gripe here is against those hackney cab drivers that don’t follow […]

10 Things that bug me when using my wheelchair.

Ugly butt at eye level

10 Things that bug me when using my wheelchair In response to an article published on the BBC News Ouch page regarding ‘Lesser-know things about being a wheelchair user’ I’d like to add my top ten irritations of having to use a wheelchair.

No good with beer, let’s try cider!

No good with beer, let’s try cider! The first time I decided to make beer was before I got married and it was a disaster. I thought it was easy, three or four simple steps, wait a month and Bob’s your uncle, free beer! But oh how wrong I was.

Please don’t grin at me, just keep rolling!

Wheelchair

Please don’t grin at me, just keep rolling! When you own a classic motorcar or are a member of a car or bike club there is a tendency for drivers to wave at each other. I’ve done it when driving my MX5, waved to another MX5 owner whilst driving on the other side of the […]

Wasted Opportunity Mr Boris Johnson

Reserved for the Mayor of London

Wasted Opportunity Mr Boris Johnson Today Paralympian Hannah Cockroft challenged the Mayor of London, Boris Johnson, to use a wheelchair to travel to his appointments for just one day, but he declined the challenge.

We don’t need permission!

Permission Photography

We don’t need permission! I’ve calmed down and maybe shouldn’t have got as angry has I did. I was in the market square the other day with a friend of mine. We had our SLR cameras and were snapping away for a personal photo project when a gentleman approached me and was pointing his finger […]