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Wheelchairs make me invisible....and what I decided to do about it

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Wheelchairs make me invisible....and what I decided to do about it

One of the best things about life at the moment is the joy and pleasure I'm getting from not just designing and working on my handmade jewellery but being able to support my three chosen charities as well.  But there are also the corresponding bad bits, and today I want to tell you about my unwanted superpower, one I never knew I had. Let me give you some background. Whenever I go out somewhere with my husband or friends, I have to use either my scooter or a wheelchair to get around more than a few feet. This is because...

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Change Needed, Reboot Please

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Change Needed, Reboot Please

Since I started Sparkly Pretty Things back in August last year to sell my handmade jewellery, I've learned so much not just about websites, social media and networking but also about myself, what's important in life and how much more I have to learn. This last couple of months have been the biggest challenge of all.....After we returned from holiday in early October I had a panic session when I realised how far my reach had dropped on Facebook in my absence. For those who don't know Facebook for businesses, reach is an indicator of how many people have seen...

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