Friday 24th of February – I was ready for a lovely night out and it all went wrong!

As a wheelchair user, I always have to plan my journey ahead. I am familiar with most stations, which ones are step-free, where the lifts are and how to request assistance, I am not a be...

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Paris – one of the most beautiful and romantic cities in the world. I have been there twice. The first time was at least ten years ago as a non wheelchairhair user and the second time a few weeks ago as a wheelchair user. Complete diff...

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It is the time of the year again where we must find love in order not to feel left out. It is a bit like New Year’s Eve where you must have fun, but where can we find love? Sometimes I have this fantasy that approaching Valentine’s Day a speci...

February 6, 2017

The other day I went to see La La Land. I was very excited to see the film. After I read some reviews and heard few interviews on TV, my expectations were very high! Unfortunately, after the first scene, which I think was probably the best of the whole musical/film it...

January 23, 2017

On Wednesday 18 th January 2017 Mr Doug Paulley half won his case against the bus company FirstGroup about wheelchairs vs buggies. My question is, is it really the end of the fight?

The case started in 2012 when he was refused to board a bus because the wheelchair desig...

June 14, 2016

Technology is the best thing humans could ever invent. As a disabled person myself, I could not live without it. Well, I could, but it wouldn’t have been as easy as it is with it.

I have a lot of appliances and motorized aids that help me in my day to day life in every...

June 13, 2016

Blog written for MDUK Trailblazers

Trailblazer support, Romina Puma from London, writes a great blog on her view on Me Before You and the improvement she wants to see in the film industry. 

I have to say, I have not read the book, but I was planning to go and see the fil...

June 9, 2016

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MDUK Trailblazer

London Trailblazer, Romina Puma is a stand-up comedian and disability campaigner. She has been performing for over eight years and has done shows nationally and performed internationally, including in Italy, Germany, Lanzarote, Manches...

July 31, 2015

Blog written for MDUK Trailblazers 

Romina Puma, who has muscular dystrophy, blogs about being a comedian and her new show for the Edinburgh Fringe Festival.

My name is Romina and I have muscular dystrophy, the FSH type. I live in East London. I moved here five years ago...

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