My Dream Accessible Bathroom

*Disclaimer: This post is commissioned by Bathing Solutions to give my thoughts on what I look for in an accessible bathroom We moved house at the end of April and I love our accessible bungalow; it’s really big, plenty of room for my wheelchair, lots of storage space and just all-round amazing. However, whoever lived…

Accessibility: Captioning Your Instagram Story

If you’re using Instagram Story and are not adding captions when you speak on there, why? Yes, it takes a bit more time. Yes, you have to watch your clips back a few times, but ultimately, Instagram, and all aspects of social media and the internet should be accessible to everyone. Subtitles on Instagram Story…

Dog Friendly Fife: Teddy’s First Holiday

*Disclaimer: This post is sponsored by Visit Scotland Our eleventh month old Cockapoo, Teddy joined us on our week away to Fife; it was his first holiday and he had lots of new, exciting experiences. When I went to visit the Dunfermline Carnegie Library and Galleries (you can read about that here), Teddy explored Dunfermline…

Accessible Days Out in Fife: StAnza and Beach Wheelchairs

*Disclaimer: This post is sponsored by Visit Scotland During my week-long stay in Fife, I had three accessible days out planned; I was visiting the Dunfermline Carnegie Library & Galleries (you can read all about that here), catching a poetry performance at StAnza and venturing to St Andrews beach to test the beach wheelchairs. I…

Accessible Day Out at Dunfermline Carnegie Library and Galleries

*Disclaimer: This post is sponsored by Visit Scotland The first full day we had in Fife I spent exploring the Dunfermline Carnegie Library and Galleries, and it was awesome. As a book lover, a history fan and someone that loves to learn, visiting the DCL&G was always going to be a winning day out for…

Accessible Accommodation in Fife: Homelands Trust and The Rings

*Disclaimer: This post is sponsored by Visit Scotland Whilst staying in Fife we got to stay in two different locations; Homelands Trust in Lundin Links and The Rings in Cupar. Both were accessible self-catering places but they were very different. Our first four nights were spent in the Cardy lodge at Homelands Trust. Driving up…

The Curve Fashion Festival 2018: The Good, The Bad, And The Really Poor Accessibility

Over the weekend I went to my first ever fashion festival in St George’s Hall, Liverpool. I was on home turf. I travelled the four hours a few days before to stay at my parents so I could recover from the drive and spend some time with my family.I’d been looking forward to it for…

Purple Tuesday The UK’s Accessible Shopping Day

Today, Tuesday 13th November is Purple Tuesday, the UK’s accessible shopping day. Disabled people make up one in five in the UK and the Purple Pound is estimated at £249 billion to the UK economy. And yet retailers are missing out on this by overlooking the needs of their disabled customers.Purple Tuesday is here to…

Shopaholics Accessibility Guide: Rushden Lakes

On Monday I took a little trip to Rushden Lakes, Northamptonshire. It’s approximately fifteen minutes from my front door and this certainly wasn’t the first time I’d visited but this time it was for a different reason. Of course I shopped, I mean, hello, do you even know me? But I also went and scrutinised…

Favourites from NAIDEX 2017

Last Wednesday I spent the day at the NEC in Birmingham for the NAIDEX exhibition. It was my first time attending and I’ll definitely be going again next year as I had such a good day. I met so many lovely people, saw amazing and innovative products, and spent the day rolling around it awe….