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.
AND THAT IS GREAT! It really is. It is about time this was recognised. You might have seen this picture on social media sites today, the story is available HERE but, in a nutshell, an Asda store placed the sign on the toilet door as a reminder to all that some people may need to use the… Continue reading Asda is aware of invisible disabilities.
At the end of June Adam and I had the opportunity to take part in some filming with the No Go Britain team, who are part of Channel 4 news. Feel free to read ‘What Does One Wear On TV?’ for our story from that day. We filmed at home and at Cornwall Services and have waited… Continue reading No Go Britain
I have debated putting this in writing as I would never want my son to feel responsible in any way but caring has triggered health problems for me which are probably never going to end. Years of lifting my son’s wheelchair into the car. Years of lifting Adam into the car, onto the toilet, into bed, onto the… Continue reading What cost to carers?
This is what I would like to ask every major service provider. Service stations, major supermarkets, local attractions, restaurants, hotels etc. all like to advertise how great they are, how high their standards are and how they offer “the best” to their customers. Yet there is one area that virtually all these places don’t seem to… Continue reading Does your business provide the best possible service?
This afternoon I received telephone call from one of the Directors at Lands End. Contact at long last is good and I am pleased that they responded but I still feel that there is a lack of true understanding. (that might just be me, after all, I do feel this deeply) He did apologise that I felt… Continue reading Lands End Update… I will be back!
Disabled people are not new. They have not just appeared suddenly. They have been there all along. You just might not have seen them. We stopped visiting most local attractions a couple of years ago when stopped being able manage our son’s toilet needs in back of our car. Now, all that stands in the… Continue reading Is equality worth the cost?