Accessible Toilets, Musings, Restaurants and Cafes, Shopping, Wheelchair life

Disabled Access Day – Isn’t Just A Day

Inadequate access. Good access. Crazy access. Access. It’s basically why I blog, why I started writing and ranting to you almost four years ago. I wanted to raise awareness of what access is, how it can improve and the places that get it spot on. Because it’s a part of my life. Access isn’t just… Continue reading Disabled Access Day – Isn’t Just A Day

Musings, Wheelchair life

12 Steps to Becoming a Confident Wheelchair User (pun intended)

I recently got a new wheelchair, well I got it almost a year ago, but things take time to get used to. You may have heard my moans. It wasn’t until I got my new wheels, a chair totally different than any I’ve had before, that I really considered the impact my wheelchair has on… Continue reading 12 Steps to Becoming a Confident Wheelchair User (pun intended)

Musings

If We Were Having Coffee – Life Musing #3

If we were having coffee I might struggle to find a suitable table. The day after I wrote this post about chips that included a mini rant about tables, my rage got multiplied. I went into the world famous coffee chain I have a love/hate relationship with (Starbucks) to find they’d had a refurb. Some… Continue reading If We Were Having Coffee – Life Musing #3

Gadgets, Musings

The Ups And Downs of Reading, Books, Ebooks and Audiobooks – World Book Day

I saw a lady on the bus this weekend, she was reading a book quite intently and I felt a little envious. It’s World book day tomorrow. Of all the national and world days this is one I approve of. Along with national tea day, obviously. In my life both should be celebrated everyday. In… Continue reading The Ups And Downs of Reading, Books, Ebooks and Audiobooks – World Book Day

Musings, Restaurants and Cafes, Wheelchair life

12 Frustrations Of Being A Wheelchair User

You may remember my 11 Perks Of Being A Wheelchair User? Well there is a flip side to most things and bound to be some frustrations too. Surprisingly these are not often to do with the wheels themselves, more often its environment, society and unaware beings. Although there are today around 1.2 million wheelchair users… Continue reading 12 Frustrations Of Being A Wheelchair User

Norfolk

Invisible Cities – Having A Disability In Norwich

Something a little different from me today. I was invited to take part in an Invisible Cities Linkup crested by Sheryl of A Chronic Voice.  This brilliant idea from Sheryl invites people from all over the world to share stories and information about what it’s like living in their city with a disability or chronic… Continue reading Invisible Cities – Having A Disability In Norwich

Musings, Restaurants and Cafes, Shopping, Wheelchair life

11 Perks Of Being A Wheelchair User

I feel I’ve been ranting to you a lot lately. There’s been a fair few negatives in life with accessibility to the cinema and Latitude Festival being a bit of a downer. It’s not all doom and gloom though. So I thought this week I would share with you some of the upsides to having… Continue reading 11 Perks Of Being A Wheelchair User

Suffolk

Parrots, Football and Time Travel – Pleasurewood Hills

It was the Saturday when England played football. The game of the World Cup where England were doing better than they had done in... I don’t know how long... because I didn’t really care. They were doing well though and everyone was having barbecues or going to the pub. It’s been hot you see, we… Continue reading Parrots, Football and Time Travel – Pleasurewood Hills

Holidays

Disneyland Paris In A Wheelchair (part two) – I’m Here

So I’ve arrived in Disneyland Paris! Read the story so far and find out how I got here... Due to using Disney Express we didn’t need to offload at the hotel, so straight to Disneyland Park we headed! Our first stop was City Hall. If you have a disability you can get something called a… Continue reading Disneyland Paris In A Wheelchair (part two) – I’m Here

Holidays

Disneyland Paris In A Wheelchair (part one) – The Take Off

Well I’m not flying, so don’t be expecting any tips on accessible flights. I haven’t flown since I was a child. A combination of reasons really. The fear of loosing my wheelchair or arriving to find it smashed up, the discomfort of sitting in an unsupportive aeroplane seat, flying with a wheelchair isn’t always smooth… Continue reading Disneyland Paris In A Wheelchair (part one) – The Take Off