Recently I visited the Cotswold Wildlife Park. I found it very accessible, something that was evident from the large number of other visitors also using wheelchairs. It was a great day and there were many different types of animals that were able to be seen. I am visually impaired but I was able to see … Continue reading Cotswold Wildlife Park visit
On our journey to and from Rwanda we had a stop in Nairobi Airport. In 2017 they were remodelling so I dont know what they have now but back then they had one disabled bathroom which was a good size and came with some grab rails but not all. Hopefully they will have added more … Continue reading Nairobi Airport.
The Red Lion pub & the farmers market at Deddington After just about giving up hope of ever selling and the move happening, we have finally moved- into a bungalow in Banbury, Oxfordshire. My husband's family are from Banbury and handily my own family live only about 45 minutes away (although of course if my … Continue reading Exploring my new area! Deddington
great food, great service, great accessibility! I have been going to Little Amsterdam, Banbury in my wheelchair for quite a few years now. In that time, I have seen them make a number of changes to improve on whatever they can to make their venue more and more wheelchair accessible. The last thing I heard … Continue reading Little Amsterdam review (pancake cafe in Banbury, Oxfordshire)
Yes and no. On the one hand the city centre is very accessible with dropped curbs pretty much everywhere, a decent number of accessible, adapted toilets, a largely accessible underground system and wheelchair accessible museums and palaces. On the other hand, we had an absolute nightmare trying to get to the airport and the city … Continue reading Is Vienna really as Wheelchair accessible as people say?
a recent weekend was lovely and sunny so my husband and I took a trip to Woodbury reserve. After a yucky, stuffy trip on the bus followed by a short walk/roll which was nice because it wasn't the usual bumpy pavement that you encounter in London but along brand new pavement newly laid because of … Continue reading day trip to Woodbury reserve
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...is not straight forward! fortunately I tried with a company called InsureandGo. and they charge an additional premium, ask you a load of questions to see if you qualify. and if you do then they will insure you with an additional policy. I think the most important question was whether I had, in the last … Continue reading Getting travel insurance when you have a medical condition…
Fed up with extortionate black cab taxi fares in London? Me too! As a London resident, I get a taxi card which allows me to get a discount on two swipes per journey. This means that I pay £2.50 instead of £12.50 and I can do this twice in every journey, meaning that if the … Continue reading How to avoid extortionate fares when caught in a traffic jam in the black cab in London.
Part 1: Intensive care (ICU) So you may have noticed that I haven't written for quite a while. This is mainly due to the fact that I had pneumonia and I was hospitalised for a very long time. Well actually I spent over 2 months in a hospice for rehab but more about about that … Continue reading I had pneumonia! subtitle: slipping through the cracks?.