Accessible Living on The Great Indoors Podcast

Accessible Living on The Great Indoors Podcast

If you're an interiors buff like me you're no doubt already a fan of The Great Indoors Podcast - the top UK Interiors Podcast presented by Interiors Expert and TV Designer Sophie Robinson, and the UK's number 1 Interiors Blogger and Writer, Kate Watson-Smyth. Kate and Sophie have presented the podcast for a couple of [...]

How to design a wheelchair accessible home Part 1

How to design a wheelchair accessible home Part 1

If you're a wheelchair user you will be well aware of the design challenges as you go about your daily business - lack of dropped kerbs in a city, restaurants you can't access, lack of accessible toilets, shop aisles being too narrow and counters being too high. When hunting for a home there's likely to [...]

#InclusiveChic – sharing the best accessible ideas

#InclusiveChic – sharing the best accessible ideas

Those of you who haven't spotted the hashtag #InclusiveChic on my social media, Vaila from The Inclusive Home and I have relaunched the hashtag and set up a new Instagram account to share the best accessible and inclusive ideas around. So far we've been really pleased with the level of support and input the hashtag [...]

How to deal with a deteriorating medical condition and keep a fabulous home

How to deal with a deteriorating medical condition and keep a fabulous home

As you might know from earlier posts, my husband, Mr Wheel Chic Home (aka Mr Wobblelegs) has Primary Progressive Multiple Sclerosis. This year is the 10th anniversary of our wedding, and not long after, the 10th anniversary of his MS diagnosis. It's been three years since I started the blog so I thought I'd share [...]

My Top 5 accessible electric reclining sofas

My Top 5 accessible electric reclining sofas

We are on the hunt again for a sofa.  (The dreaded hunt begins again!)   Our current sofa (see my other post on how to choose a sofa when you have a disability) is a little low.  We knew it at the time and we are slowly getting to the point of needing something new.  So [...]

#InclusiveChic: A look back at 2018

#InclusiveChic: A look back at 2018

Reblogged from The Inclusive Home... Vaila from The Inclusive Home and I launched a hashtag last Autumn, across Instagram, Twitter and Pinterest called #inclusivechic The aim being to start conversations around inclusive and accessible design and disability adaptations, to try to break the perception that being inclusive is a compromise on style. That accessible = institutional. [...]

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

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 [...]