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!
Boys will be boys! They most certainly will. Sometimes, they just need a little help. It is well known that movement and physical play are vital for development. The same is true for children with physical disabilities. Yet most parks don’t have a single piece of accessible play equipment for a child like Adam.… Continue reading Ever the thrillseeker!
You can. I am quite sure that you can. Adam can’t. My nine year old child can’t. So we can’t either. Two years ago Adam and I went to our local zoo for what would end up being the final time. He and I have spent many, many hours at Newquay Zoo. He loved the warty pigs best of all and watching… Continue reading We’re not going to the zoo, zoo, zoo…
Are Cornish attractions really unwelcoming to disabled people? So far, I have only asked a few. I have started with a few places which my son is desperate to visit and a few where we visited but could not stay due to inadequate facilities. I was left reeling by the response from Lands End and it shook my… Continue reading I challenge you!
A few days ago I wrote a post called “What do you think?” I had contacted a local attraction to tell them that my son was not able to use the toilet there and that we had been left with no choice but to leave, despite having driven for 40 minutes to get there. I was… Continue reading When someone just doesn’t care.
I have never had any interest in buying something because of the logo. I do like to buy the children properly fitted shoes but I don’t think Clarks counts when people talk about branded goods. I also admit to being rather proud that my teenage son has no interest in buying things with a large logo splattered… Continue reading Maybe a logo does matter.
I wrote something along these lines on the customer feedback form of a local attraction. “We visited your attraction in April but were unable to stay do to there being no accessible toilet facilities with a changing bench and a hoist. My son is able to use the toilet but can only do so with… Continue reading What do you think?