Forgotten? Maybe not.

There is no guidance available for disabled parents; we fall through all the cracks.  It's as though disabled people are supposed to live alone their whole lives and not have children. Try getting through an airport with wheelchair assistance - there are no allowances for having children with you.  One wheelchair assistant actually said [of my [...]

Disability & The UK

​I just read a blog post from Disability Now written by a young person about voting and political neglect and it got me thinking.  I am unable to get to polling stations so I have a postal vote and I'm still waiting to get my voting papers for the Brexit referendum. I did get my postal vote for [...]

And the award goes to…

...Vodafone for the Worst Customer Service Ever. #VodafoneStinks  Since yesterday evening I have spent almost six hours online with Vodafone customer services. One chat was over four hours!! I'm not exaggerating... I have the chat transcripts.  I got the feeling they were trying to out-wait me so that I'd  give up. (I very much wanted [...]

I never liked rollercoasters.

We’ve had a monster of a year. We decided to sell our townhouse last summer and move to Ireland so we were on the lookout for the right house.  In December we saw the listing– it looked perfect!  We accepted an offer on our house with a view to selling quickly so that we could [...]

Money Matters

I think the best way to get The Kids to appreciate the value of money is for them to have some and to choose how to spend it. I don't mean 20p/50p but a larger sum which would give them the opportunity to buy something decent because they would be able to afford it.  If they only have [...]