This last week has been a whirlwind of a week! I have taken part in a radio interview and filmed with local BBC news. It was utterly nerve-wracking and I have been glad to have a quiet Sunday at home with the family to recover from the stresses. Unfortunately, I did not download the TV… Continue reading Radio, TV, good news and Lands End
Yes, I know they were found back in the early 1990s but WE have not been able to visit. They have remained lost to us. Late this afternoon I came home to this awesome response to my question on the Facebook page of The Lost Gardens of Heligan. I had posted my blog post “Can… Continue reading Lost Gardens of Heligan – FOUND!
Disabled people have long felt like they don’t matter. As a parent of a disabled child I feel it every day. It hurts EVERY DAY. Reading it online from the Equality and Human Rights Commision Chairman didn’t come as a shock. It just told me what I already knew, but it didn’t stop it hurting.… Continue reading Can I be a 1st class citizen too?
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!