If you use social media you have probably seen a picture of a child with disabilities lying on a toilet floor. I am sure that the mere sight of the pictures ignited strong feelings. There are always many comments on these photos. Most are from people who are horrified to learn that this happens. They… Continue reading When this is the best option you have.
So we have celebrated that someone cared. Cornwall Services listened and understood. They told my son that he matters. It feels fabulous! Local press have been fantastic at highlighting what this means. The article in The West Briton was really well written and positive and I hope that other businesses will read it and understand what it… Continue reading Still so much to be done
When someone listens to you, what does it mean? When your life is a little different to what most people are used to it is often quite difficult to tell people what you need. I am a naturally quiet sort, my idea of a great night involves relaxing and wearing pyjamas in the comfort… Continue reading Thank you Cornwall Services, for so much more than just the toilet.
You know how they say that some people will turn up for the opening of an envelope? Well, that would be plain daft! We will, however, be delighted to turn up for the grand opening of a toilet! Wednesday 22nd June (tomorrow, as I type this) will be the second “official opening of a toilet”… Continue reading What does one wear to the opening of a toilet?
“Just put me in the bin!” Those are the most awful words I have ever heard from my child and those words are why I am trying to make the world a better place. Adam was almost six years old and had already spent over a month in a cast from his chest to his… Continue reading Tell me that I matter.
The film Me Before You needs tissues. Plenty of tissues. Tears rolled down my cheeks as the leading male character, Will Traynor, explained some of his reasons for not wanting to live the life he now had, a life where he can’t even get himself out of bed. By 7:45am today the tears were rolling through my heart… Continue reading Me Before You
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!