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    The years go by

    November 2, 2015 |  by  |  Bits & Pieces  |  No Comments

    So Moo and I are at the hospital seeing a Doctor that has known him since the beginning. We don’t usually go to the local hospital but big city hospital doctors wanted someone to keep a closer eye on him that doesn’t involve travelling for over an hour to get…

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    Moo on the Sydney ferry holding one of the ropes

    The illusion of inclusion

    September 8, 2015 |  by  |  , ,  |  1 Comment

    The concept of universal design is to make things safer, easier and more convenient for everyone.

    And here’s the thing – by applying universal design, accessibility and inclusion become invisible. It’s seamless. You don’t notice is because it isn’t noticeable. It just is.

    Unfortunately, universal design isn’t something that is embraced by the wider…

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    Truth in fundraising

    August 6, 2015 |  by  |  Ranting  |   |  3 Comments

    I don’t know if it’s the same in other countries, but charities in Australia have turned into lucrative businesses that have little to do with supporting the cause they are fundraising for.

    The other morning, I received an email from our past service provider requesting that my hubby and I donate to their fundraising…

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    Natural selection

    July 8, 2015 |  by  |  Bits & Pieces  |   |  No Comments

    Up until last night, I was a fan of River Cottage Australia.

    I had become hooked by the show as it appeals to my inner farmer who just wants to escape to the country and go off grid. Not that we can. Moo can’t be more than 2 hours from a major…

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    Let’s talk about disability

    June 3, 2015 |  by  |  Ranting  |  2 Comments

    My husband looked at me the other day as if I had two heads.

    He’s a good man. He is sometimes prone to thinking that political correctness has gone mad. However, he is the first to say that the use of the “R” and “S” words are not acceptable.

    But he thought I was taking…

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