I admit it, I dislike the long summer holidays. Yet my son is home educated and I am used to being with him most of the time so why on earth would a six week school holiday present a problem? It doesn’t. Not really. Most of our routines will continue. We still see our fabulous circle of home… Continue reading Summer fun?
On July 19th 2016 the Changing Places campaign will mark 10 years of campaigning. Just a few weeks later the Ordinary Boy will celebrate 10 years of being here, lighting up the world. Just where should we go to celebrate this momentous day? Hmmm… I know many places that he would like to go. He has… Continue reading Aching Hearts and Monkeys
Sadly not. We wanted to go. They even let us in! Unfortunately, we could not stay due to my nine year old son needing the toilet. My son has some extra needs to the rest of our family and the toilet facilities at Lands End were woefully inadequate. So I wrote to them. I explained… Continue reading Lands End is not for everyone.
Would you drive for half an hour or so to reach a destination where you join a queue to hand over a large sum of money so that your children can enjoy the facilities on offer for ninety minutes? Maybe just thirty if you are particularly unlucky? What if everyone else gets to stay all day for the same… Continue reading Just stop!
Boys will be boys! They most certainly will. Sometimes, they just need a little help. It is well known that movement and physical play are vital for development. The same is true for children with physical disabilities. Yet most parks don’t have a single piece of accessible play equipment for a child like Adam. All… Continue reading Ever the thrillseeker!
You can. I am quite sure that you can. Adam can’t. My nine year old child can’t. So we can’t either. Two years ago Adam and I went to our local zoo for what would end up being the final time. He and I have spent many, many hours at Newquay Zoo. He loved the warty pigs best of all and watching… Continue reading We’re not going to the zoo, zoo, zoo…
Are Cornish attractions really unwelcoming to disabled people? So far, I have only asked a few. I have started with a few places which my son is desperate to visit and a few where we visited but could not stay due to inadequate facilities. I was left reeling by the response from Lands End and it shook my… Continue reading I challenge you!