Blog by TfA member Chris. This blog and its content reflect the views of the author only.
Clapham Junction is a busy and important transport hub in South London, and I’m pleased to say that it has step-free access to all platforms, and wheelchair ramps on every platform.
But lifts and ramps are not enough to make a station disabled-friendly. The attitude and behaviour of the station staff matter hugely. Continue reading A very unpleasant experience for a wheelchair user at Clapham Junction
The school holidays are here and being located near the beach (as we are here at Want My Space? Towers) trips to the sandy bits are inevitable.
Continue reading For less than £40 you can swim like a fish
Network Rail is planning for fewer than one in 10 trains to run if next week’s strike goes ahead, with Gatwick airport cut off in a peak holiday week and British steel production being brought to a halt, leaked documents setting out its contingency plans show.
*UPDATED* – Strike now cancelled – read more here
Continue reading Planned Rail Strike *UPDATED*
James Ballardie and his girlfriend set out to travel the world by wheelchair. Instead of researching wheelchair access facilities for each destination on their list they simply embrace the local facilities and go with the flow. So far they have been through Brazil, Argentina, Chile, Bolivia, Peru, Ecuador, Colombia, the USA, Japan and South Korea, and to date it’s been remarkably straightforward — until they reached China that is:
Euan’s Guide features disabled access reviews from disabled people and their friends and families, we have a look to get the low down!
Continue reading Euan’s Guide
If you use an Android smartphone, you’ll want these apps!
Continue reading Recommended apps for your Android!