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.
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?