I used to be a member of Home House but my membership lapsed and I haven’t been back for years. An invitation to return interested me as I hadn’t been since being in a wheelchair. So I and Lieutenant No. 1 went to a debating society event, The Persuaders, to discuss with Diane Abbott MP…

This a site –Wheelie Chix-Chic – which understands how womenswear needs to be designed differently for sitting in a chair. They manage to make the clothes look fashionable too. Style plus disability,there’s a good idea!!

    Visit to The Barbican 6th January – National Youth Orchestra concert http://vimeo.com/23801458 Arriving at the main entrance to the Barbican was uneventful, I was able to pick up our ‘dear leader’ from her taxi without a hitch. The Barbican disabled access is pretty good with lots of ramps and wheel ways … however it is,…

Here is a good therapeutic site – Head Space – it’s a meditation technique that gives you a ‘whole calmer, clearer, happier way of living’ I’m for all that so I’m going to give it a try!

I have visited Vue in the past and have written about the positive experience I had at the cinema ( see my post of 7/11/2011 under Theater & Cinema). However on 23rd of December I sent a friend to book some tickets for the Girl With a Dragon Tattoo. He was told he needed a ‘carers pass’.…

My previous post on the Apple Store in Westfield 15th Dec,  got an immediate response from the manager, Kieran. They can’t change the store layout immediately but he is keen to make sure my next visit will be easier. If he can’t show me the Mac I want on a lower table he will make…

I last went to The River Cafe in Hammersmith some years ago when I walked with a stick . All I remembered were some cobbled pavements and the lack of a parking space. This time I went by taxi in my wheelchair and was accompanied by Lieutenant No1. I had told them about my chair…

I went to the Apple Store in Westfield to look for a new Mac; what a nightmare. It was full of people and any knowledgeable assistant was busy. But the worst thing was that all the tables that displayed the  equipment were at nose height if you’re in a wheelchair – that included the pricing…