There has been a lot of chatter in the news, both locally and nationally, about charging 20p to use public toilets. There have been complaints. Outcry. Where will people pee? Will people be urinating on the streets? It is disgusting! Outrageous! Local councils should do more. Children will be harmed by having to hold it… Continue reading 20p to pee? Bargain!
We all occasionally say stuff something which, afterwards, strikes us as being a little bit poorly thought out. We don’t generally mean to have said it or used the tone that we did. When you are a business though, especially when replying to someone who has made an enquiry about facilities for disabled people, I would… Continue reading It would be funny if…
Yesterday there was no blog post. There was just a day where it all became too much. Too much to think about, let alone to share. Yesterday we made one of our frequent journeys to a hospital appointment almost 200 miles away. We were very fortunate to only be travelling this distance as the person we were seeing… Continue reading Life has to be worth living
Dear Trustees and Director of Hall for Cornwall, I attended our lovely theatre last night and had a wonderful evening. Bill Bailey was fabulously entertaining and my cheeks ached for some time due to the hours of constant laughter. My seat was comfortable, the ice cream was tasty, the bar was welcoming. During the interval… Continue reading Make it so, Hall for Cornwall, make it so!
A few weeks ago Adam and I planted some sunflower seeds. We watered them, kept them out of the wind and watched them grow. When they reached a couple of inches in height we made a start at transplanting them into bigger pots. And then life happened. We transplanted some but not all. Just… Continue reading How does your garden grow?
Really? You went to the zoo without calling to ask if they had a toilet your child can use? And to the theatre? And when travelling on the motorway? One of the biggest difficulties you face when you cannot get out of your wheelchair without a hoist is that you can’t just go out. Because once… Continue reading You didn’t call ahead???
Now, I am sure your mother always meant well but I am guessing that if you ever saw someone with a disability she told you not to stare. Great advice! Never stare. Unless it is longingly into the eyes of a loved one or maybe if you spot Tom Hardy when out. Don’t look! Well, it… Continue reading What your mother didn’t tell you…