Well, the school summer holidays are over in Scotland. It’s been a quick seven weeks. I know most parents are ecstatic that the kids are back to school, but I’ve enjoyed seeing my nephew most days during the week again. To make the most of the days we saw him during this holiday we tried to do lots of fun things. [Read more…] about Visiting The Japanese Garden at Cowden In A Wheelchair
Today we have a guest post from Josephine Rees who is a Dutch-British accessibility blogger and the founder of Able Amsterdam. Josephine is sharing 10 wheelchair-friendly things to do in Amsterdam, The Netherlands that will give you inspiration and tips for your wheelchair accessible trip to Amsterdam. [Read more…] about 10 Wheelchair-Friendly Things To Do In Amsterdam, The Netherlands
July has been a slower month for us. Not through choice, but more necessity. Crappy health issues from June lingered its way into July and consequently, the exciting plans we had planned for this month had to be put on hold. So I thought I’d do things a little different for this months ‘Things I’ve Loved In July’ post and share with you a fun, relaxing day I had with my family. [Read more…] about Slowing Down To Smell The Flowers
Ever since it opened in 2018, we have been keen to visit the V&A Dundee. So for a little #SundayFunday we decided to take a trip through and check it out. I was really interested to see what it would be like visiting V&A Dundee in a wheelchair, especially being a brand new, state of the art building. [Read more…] about Visiting V&A Dundee In A Wheelchair
I need to start off by saying that this review is well overdue. Like two months overdue. However, better late than never, right? So without further ado let’s get into my review of the wheelchair access at Mitchell Library in Glasgow where I attended the incredible Saba Douglas Hamilton – ‘A Life With Elephants’ show. [Read more…] about The Mitchell Library Glasgow Wheelchair Access | Saba Douglas-Hamilton
For the past two years, I’ve had the pleasure of being a Naidex Ambassador. Naidex is Europe’s largest disability event and exhibition which takes place every year at Birmingham NEC. This was my first time at Naidex as I was unable to attend last year. So I was looking forward to finally making it this year.
Disabled Access Day 2019 took place this past weekend and I was excited to support the event by visiting Stirling Castle. Historic Scotland hired a Mobiloo for Stirling Castle’s disabled access day event, so it was great to go along as a Mobiloo ambassador and support their amazing work on such a special day. [Read more…] about Stirling Castle Wheelchair Accessible Review | Disabled Access Day With Mobiloo
Going to the cinema to see the latest big blockbuster should be an enjoyable experience for everyone. The range of movies on offer means you are guaranteed to find something that interests you regardless of your age or whether you are alone or with friends and family. However, it seems like disabled people are finding it more difficult to enjoy the cinema experience or even go at all due to the lack of accessibility. [Read more…] about Accessibility In Cinemas: How Wheelchair Friendly Are Cinemas?
Christmas has always been my favourite time of the year. As I get older the excitement has worn off somewhat, but with little nephews and nieces in my life, I can feel that excitement return and I’m getting into the festive spirit again. I’ve realised I enjoy the build-up and all the accessible Christmas activities more than the actual day itself. [Read more…] about 7 Amazing Accessible Christmas Activities For Ultimate Festive Cheer
The Enchanted Forest is an award-winning sound and light show in Faskally Wood, near Pitlochry. Each year it attracts thousands of visitors and this year was no exception with an incredible 80,000 people. The theme for this year’s show was ‘Of the Wild’ which is centred around autumn and the wildlife of the Highlands of Perthshire. This was my first visit to The Enchanted Forest so I was really intrigued to find out what the wheelchair accessibility would be like. [Read more…] about The Enchanted Forest 2018 | A Magical Show And Wheelchair Accessibility Review