Travels with a Wheelchair – Kennedy Space Centre, Florida

Travelling around America is usually good from an accessibility perspective due to the ADA (Americans with Disabilities Act) and this is true of the Kennedy Space Centre in Cape Canaveral Florida. The centre itself is really only accessible by car as it’s located in the middle of nowhere.  On arrival at the parking booth ($10 […]

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Christmas Gift Guide for the Disabled Interiors Lover…

And before we realised it, it’s THAT time of year again.  The questions come from text, social media and phone calls ‘What do you want for Christmas?’ From our point of view I think Mr Wheel Chic Home would like a new set of legs please.  And a brain clear of Multiple Sclerosis.  But as […]

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How to plan an accessible bathroom with VictoriaPlum.com

*Sponsored Post in collaboration with VictoriaPlum.com* As you know my blog and recent Instagram photo challenge #inclusivechic is all about trying to find that great balance between things that are safe for Mr Wheel Chic Home but also appeal to my interiors sensibilities.  I’ve been amazed by the creativity out there from individuals on the […]

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#inclusivechic – Instagram roundup

Last month, Vaila from The Inclusive Home and I started a new Hashtag across Instagram, Twitter and Pinterest called #inclusivechic We set up the hashtag to start conversations around inclusive, accessible or disabled design that we love.  This could be things we’ve seen in our own homes, or great architecture or design we’ve seen that […]

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Launch of Instagram #inclusivechic challenge – sharing inclusive design

I’m so pleased to announce that I’m joining forces with Vaila from @theinclusivehome to start a new weekly Instagram hashtag challenge –#inclusivechic Recent posts from the interiors community on Instagram where the post has used a ‘disabled’ hashtag have complained of lower reach in their posts and we don’t think this is right. We want to get […]

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How to get involved and have fun – Decorating with a disability

Those of you who follow me on Instagram (if you don’t, why not?!) might have seen my stories about our recent decorating exploits and I had a lot of lovely comments from some of you regarding the humour in them.  And it got me thinking… How do you decorate with a disability?  I thought I’d […]

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Exciting news – I’ve been nominated for the Amara IBA 2018 awards!

I’m approaching my second anniversary on the blog and whilst I’ve had a couple of quiet months this year due some real life events taking over, I’m trying to get back on the wagon and continue my blogging journey. My blog is growing, albeit slowly but thanks to you I have an engaged audience and […]

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My top 5 bathroom sinks for wheelchair users

Recently Mr Wheel Chic Home and I went to Naidex, which is an industry show for disability and inclusivity.  The show has exhibitors ranging from wheelchairs to exercise equipment, to gadgets to help around the house and bathroom displays. I was particularly struck by the bathroom room sets, there were some fantastic options on display […]

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How to future proof your home when you have a disability

As regular readers to the blog will know, Mr Wheel Chic Home has Primary Progressive Multiple Sclerosis.  This is the form of MS that starts and just gets worse, with gradual changes over the years. We started to think about adjustments after his diagnosis, but he was still walking without an aid at that time […]

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My Top Tips for buying a Storage Bed

The space under the bed is usually one of the least utilised spaces in our home and yet it’s a large opportunity for storage that we don’t often think about.  I’m on the look out for a new storage bed in my spare room and so I wanted to share some ideas… If you’re a […]

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