…for able-bodied women. The Theatre’s Trust announced a new scheme to improve women’s toilet facilities at up to 10 theatres. Taken from the BBC News article, “The anxiety caused by long queues, with unappealing conditions often awaiting even the lucky few, meaningfully diminishes the joy of theatre for about half the audience.” The anxiety of having… Continue reading Theatres need improving…
Possibly just feet away from you. Just behind a closed door. You were probably not aware of it. It probably also happened at most service stations across the country. It definitely happened at a local supermarket. It happened at the zoo. It happened at a theme park. It happened in a shopping centre. Somewhere near… Continue reading Something horrible happened.
Life changes when you become a parent. Even though you are expecting it and think you are ready, somehow it is an experience way beyond what you thought you were expecting! Second time round, I thought I was totally prepared. After all, I had done it all before. I was, as Daddy Pig would say,… Continue reading 10
If you have children, I am guessing they love a trip to Tesco. We have “Tiny Tesco” which does not sell many toys or have a café, and “Big Tesco” which is a Tesco Extra store selling pretty much everything you might want to buy. It has a café and they hold fun events there too… Continue reading What is it about Tesco?
Yesterday I saw something on Twitter which made me cry. I came across it several times and it made me cry every time. Hadley is a massive Southampton fan and his family have been asking the club to provide accessible toilet facilities with a hoist and changing bench for 3 years. Like many children his age, Hadley is desperate to see his… Continue reading No More Minimum Standards!
This is the phrase which changed everything. My son was sat on the toilet and we were talking about the day ahead. A similar conversation might happen in your bathroom each morning too, only in our family, the big question after “where are we going?” is “Do they have a toilet I can use?” When I told… Continue reading “Why not?”
I don’t usually take photos of my laundry. But this wash bothered me because it should not have needed to be washed. On Thursday we made another of our long journeys to Bristol Children’s Hospital going up and back in one day. We set off at 8:15am and reached home again at 8:45pm. Adam copes very well with… Continue reading Unnecessary laundry.