A day of quick fixes around the house

With autumn around the corner and a few jobs lurking around the house unfinished I decided today would be the day to catch up on a few things and make some quick easy fixes to the house with little or no money spent!  Result. First job of the day was to complete the painting of […]

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How to choose a bed when you have a disability

Buying a bed is a tricky thing isn’t it?  Well for me it is.  I’m not a great sleeper.  I just struggle to get asleep, stay asleep and have a lie in (sigh!).  Our old bed was perfectly decent and reasonable and only about 6 years old, but in an effort to get more sleep […]

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Finding a Grab Rail that doesn’t look like a Grab Rail…

I have a problem with current design for accessible spaces. In public spaces such as hotels, airports or restaurants there’s a need for something that’s universal and can accommodate  lots of different needs. But isn’t it UGLY?!  I’ve been in four and five star hotel rooms where the rooms are gorgeous and stylish and the […]

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Design, Disability and Decor

It’s a simple story. Three months after we were married, my husband got a preliminary diagnosis of Multiple Sclerosis. After some heated discussion with my new mother in law about me receiving damaged goods (apparently as he was over 40 he was non-returnable!) we carried on with life with a smile and three months and […]

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Travels with a Wheelchair – Iceland

Iceland has long been on my bucket list so we were really excited to finally get something booked up with a couple of friends for late February this year.  We arrived on a very windy day with almost white-out conditions and as the front door of the plane opened an icy blast hit us. Reykjavik […]

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Mirror Mirror

  This is one of my favourite newest purchases, it’s a great mirror in silver & gold shades, different circle sizes.  I wanted to have something at the end of the hallway to bounce a little light around but didn’t want to something bog standard. I found it in the brilliantly quirky England at Home in Brighton and […]

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