KOKO began life as The Camden Theatre and was opened on Boxing Day 1900. I went there when it was the Camden Palace in the 80’s and had many good nights there. It is now a venue for new musical talent and has been reviewed by Alex Taylor as he has a younger perspective on accessibility.…

Alex Taylor is  a wheelchair user and has an interesting site you should visit, disabled or not it’s entertaining – YKTS  (You Know The Score). He is a recent graduate from the University of Warwick and an aspiring journalist. He is also an Ambassador for The NSPCC. Here is his review of O2 Academy Brixton, which…

Update June 2013: A friend of BBS has concurred that Aqua Spirit is trendy & Accessible, thanks Christiane. They get a full 2 BBS Ticks! ……………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………. I haven’t been to the bar at Aqua Spirit yet but I’ve been told I will like it. They also have a Spanish and a Japanese restaurant. They also, apparently,…

When I and Lieutenant No.2 went to the Design Museum we had lunch ‘on site’ at the Blue Print Cafe. Its not the most inspiring decor but the view of the Thames is brilliant. In fact there was a double rainbow over the banks! Access and facilities are good and the food was ok but…

I and Lieutenant No.2 – went to the Design Museum to see the Terence Conran Exhibition and take a look at The Carbon Black Wheelchair I mentioned in my previous post –  ‘Update on Trendy Wheelchairs’. It is a prototype devised by iimagine design in the U.S. (see the video http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VYArQv0lX_w&feature=related ). I wasn’t allowed to try the chair as it…

Last Saturday I had to go solo to a comedy gig at The Soho Theatre , Dean St., (don’t worry I did meet Lieutenant No.1 in the bar). I went to see Brett Goldstein in his show ‘Brett Goldstein: Grew Up In A Strip Club’. I missed him last year at The Edinburgh Festival and he has since had great reviews…

I went to the Everyman Cinema at Maida Vale to see A Dangerous Method the other week. The American Lieutenant had said it was accessible and had sofas, wine and pizzas. I arrived and was pleasantly surprised at the modern lift to the first floor, we then realised that the cinema we wanted to go to involved me…