Aug 23 2023
The north coasts of Devon and Cornwall are surfing hotspots. Whatever the time of year, there will always be some brave, wet suited individual in the sea trying to catch a wave. So, new adaptive surfing charity Adsurf is perfectly placed to cater to both locals and holidaymakers who may want to try surfing…
Jul 19 2023
I was very happy to see that my recent article for UCan2 magazine made the front cover! UCan2 is a successful disability magazine, distributed across the UK. It covers a range of topics relevant to the disability community. The feature highlights Sweden as a destination and outlines a number of reasons why…
Jun 06 2023The High Coast of Sweden - why to visit and what to do for an accessible adventure
Mar 14 2023
Molly has always had a thing about Paris. She even had a Paris themed birthday one year. So much so in fact, that it was a long-standing promise that I would take her for a girlie weekend away when she finished her GCSE’s. Just her and me for a long weekend. It was going to be utter heaven. Or would…
Mar 07 2023
So how does Copenhagen rate for the wheelchair user? The first thing I noticed when getting off the train in Copenhagen was how flat everywhere was. Not in terms of hills but in terms of pavements. Having spent previous travels manoeuvring wheelchairs up two-foot kerbs and along jungle paths this was a welcome and refreshing…
Feb 06 2023
I first read ‘To Kill a Mockingbird’ by Harper Lee as a teenager and have loved it ever since. So for me it was an absolute that our road trip through Alabama should include a pilgrimage to Monroeville, the small southern town where Harper Lee grew up.
Monroeville is the real life incarnation of Maycomb, the fictional…
Oct 07 2022
Our first family trip overseas since the start of the pandemic generated huge amounts of discussion. After an arid two years as far as travel was concerned, there were so many things to consider. Would we still be able to just pack a bag and go as we had previously or would the sudden rush of people…
Apr 11 2021
The bizarre year we have all experienced due to Covid-19 has meant many of us have faced huge changes to our lives. This has affected us all differently, as has how we have reacted to it.
As a mum of two children with SMA, we soon received the letters identifying them as clinically extremely vulnerable and on…
Jan 08 2020
Kevan Chandler and his friends make quite a team. The group of twenty somethings spent three weeks travelling round Europe visiting France and England before venturing over to the Emerald Isle. The trip was such a success that a couple of years later they decided to repeat the experience, only this time visiting China. This…
Nov 11 2019
As anyone who knows our family will testify, we do not tend to fit in to the category of luxury travellers. A fifteen pound a night hostel with a spare mattress on the floor and a slightly dodgy shower tends to be much more the norm for us when we travel.
However, I was very fortunate to…