By Simon Sansome You know when things are bad in the UK high street when the government wants the disabled community to save Christmas. Strictly is on the TV, the X Factor is going for Xmas number 1, everyone is arguing over the best new Christmas advert. The crazy season has arrived you cannot ignore… Continue reading Purple Tuesday, how the sentiment is good, but how they got it wrong.
By Simon Sansome Going to the toilet at any public event and using the portable toilets is a horrid experience at the best of times, let alone when you are disabled. At festivals it is even worse, festival organisers dig a very large pit and put metal toilets over the top. The doors don’t have… Continue reading VIDEO – Take a tour with Mobiloo – disabled toilet and changing facilities for every event.
Being newly qualified is a very exciting thing for anyone moving from the university to the working world. It is nerve racking, the blood is pumping and having to find a new place to live in the capital can be difficult at the best of times. Being a newly qualified journalist, I have been… Continue reading Graduates with disabilities being priced out of London
Millions of people love going on cruises, the idea of not flying anywhere, driving to a port, the excitement of just getting on to a boat and sailing away is the ideal holiday for millions of holiday makers in the UK. Cruising is worth £2.85 billion to the UK economy, you don’t have to worry… Continue reading Update – Booking a cruise and disabled? You’ll be lost at sea
Millennium Gloucester Hotel is a lovely hotel in central London hotel. Based in the borough of Kensington, it offers a concierge service; breakfast costing £23 and a room in December costs £360 pounds for one night stay. The hotel has a disabled ramp at the entrance and has accessible rooms. Like many disabled people, I… Continue reading £400 a night hotel and no disabled car parking!