Little Amsterdam review (pancake cafe in Banbury, Oxfordshire)

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)

Is Vienna really as Wheelchair accessible as people say?

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?

Getting travel insurance when you have a medical condition…

...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…

How to avoid extortionate fares when caught in a traffic jam in the black cab in London.

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.

I had pneumonia! subtitle: slipping through the cracks?.

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?.

How hot will it be in the Greenwich comedy Festival tent?

Very! This weekend, we went to the Greenwich comedy festival. The comedy Festival is held in a tent this gets very hot and on Saturday it was very hot indeed. But on the plus side, this was because it was a beautiful sunny day 🙂 good thing really, because the tent is on the grass in … Continue reading How hot will it be in the Greenwich comedy Festival tent?

Have you ever gone out in your wheelchair in the rain and kept your top half dry thanks to your raincoat but ended up with soggy knees?

I have found the solution! If you are a wheelchair user, you will probably know that it is impossible, or at least incredibly difficult, to use an umbrella. Manual wheelchair users need both hands to self-propel and power wheelchair users would struggle to hold an umbrella and operate a wheelchair without crashing! Or at least … Continue reading Have you ever gone out in your wheelchair in the rain and kept your top half dry thanks to your raincoat but ended up with soggy knees?