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…

On a recent visit to Kaohsiung (Taiwan’s second city, population around 3 million) I was struck by the excellent disabled facilities that put London to shame. Firstly each stop of the new underground system seems to have disabled lift access direct to the platforms. Also there is only a small gap and no step up/down…

Last week, feeling frugal, I and Lieutenant No.4 (you know ‘The I Don’t Care Carer’), went to The Garrison in Bermondsey St. It’s part of the Riding House Cafe group, see my previous review. Bermondsey St. used to be a hang out in my younger days, when I went to go to the rougher side…

The Harwood Arms is a pub/restaurant that is a collaboration with Brett Graham from The Ledbury, one of my all time favourite restaurants. I and Lieutenant No.1 went after our exciting trip to the Vue Cinema between Xmas and New Year – see my post under ‘Events ‘ Menu for the full exciting story. We were…

I was a fan of Richard Corrigan ever since I went to the Lindsay House in Soho – over 3 floors so not easy to negotiate and I was walking with sticks then. However it closed in 2009 and was replaced by Bentley’s Oyster Bar & Grill which I used a lot when I worked for SAP…

I have used the Bingham since it opened. This boutique hotel on Petersham Hill, Richmond has been refurbished to a high and modern standard. Unfortunately there are no disabled bedrooms but the Michelin Starred restaurant and the bar are both accessible. (The carpets are very plush in the bar and restaurant so stick users be…

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’.…