The Carer Fix – For Those Who Could Care Less

The Compromise.    We tend to mark our lives in stages, arranging our stories into chapters with clear titles which describe large and tangible changes. But the truth is that life is incremental, and now eighteen months on from my March ‘17 blog post on The Luckiest People, Gaz and I have had many small read more...

Stamford Plaza Brisbane – Accessibility Review

Stamford Plaza Brisbane Hotel Edward Street & Margaret St, Brisbane City 07 3221 1999 https://www.stamford.com.au/spb Stayed – February 2018   Location The swanky Stamford Plaza Brisbane Hotel is situated in the very accessible central business part of Brisbane, a short roll to many great restaurants and Eagle Wharf. I loved being next to the picturesque read more...

Me And My Wheelchair Go For a Drive

A Vehicle Modification Story   In the Winter of 2016 Gaz and I became the owners of a Kia Carnival. Not our empty nester vehicle of choice but you can’t have everything. In Spring of that year I became the wheelchair using passenger in the newly accessibly modified vehicle – a Kia Carnival. read more...

The Hamilton Island Achievement

Revelatory experiences come in all shapes and sizes and mine came in the form of a five-day stay on one of Australia’s tropical treasures – Hamilton Island. The peaceful, palm-filled hilly mound is a tiny part of the island enclave known as the Whitsundays in North Queensland. read more...

Melbourne Zoo – Accessibility Review

DATE of VISIT: June 2018 VENUE: Elliot Avenue, Parkville, Victoria, Australia CONTACT: https://www.zoo.org.au/melbourne PURPOSE: Melbourne Zoo is part of the Zoos Victoria group. According to  Zoos Victoria’s website their vision is : ‘As a world leading zoo-based conservation organisation, we will fight extinction to secure a future rich in wildlife.’     I had a read more...