Here’s another one a friend found – Carbon Black –  looks great!  Also the Trikinetic is ‘all terrain’ which is useful given the state of London’s pavements. N.B. Da Vinci sent me an update regarding their service – ‘ Custom built wheelchairs by Da Vinci are made to your everyday needs and style.  Although they look…

I have been looking for trendy, fashionable and stylish wheelchairs for a number of years. Haven’t really found any that are not prototypes or flights of a designers imagination.  Here are some of the best looking, http://www.nomadwheelchairs.com/nomad-way/ http://www.designboom.com/weblog/cat/8/view/7753/wheelchair-design.html http://www.coroflot.com/lyfk/NIMBL-Wheel-Chair/2#scroll http://www.folding-wheels.com/ http://www.trekinetic.com/ As far as I can tell the Nomad and Trekinetic are commercially available. Actual…

Kowsky Crutches are fabulous. They look smart, they don’t make a noise and come in multiple colourways (although I only ever buy black). Can’t recommend them highly enough. Custom Crutches are the UK agent. N.B. As of 2012 the distributor   is now Sunrise Medical

On a recent trip to a friends apartment in N. Cyprus we were concerned about the lack of grab bars in the toilet. I sourced a folding toilet frame online from Active Mobility. I was dubious as to whether it would work but we took it on the plane anyway. It went in the hold,…

I recently went to stay at a friends apartment in N.Cyprus. We took with us a folding bed rail, as I knew I needed help in and out of bed and didn’t want to depend on others too much. I bought it from Active Mobility and it was a great aid and very simple to…

I have just relented and converted my bathroom to a wheel-in wet-room. Thanks to my builder Paul and designer Roger at Nonsense Design, we have created a stylish bathroom that does not look out of place in a 5 Star hotel. I went mad on a special sink from Hewi , (German design) and the…

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