Becoming A Power-Chair User: FAQs, One Year On [AD]

pippa in powerchair with back to camera, disneyland paris castle in background

[AD] Many thanks to CareCo for sponsoring this post: you can find links to items which may be helpful for new or prospective power-chair users throughout this piece. As always, opinions are all my own! Last year, I became a power-chair user. Shortly after, I published my most-read blog post to date: Powerchairs Aren’t Just […]

Wheelchair-Accessible Indie Cafes and Coffee Shops in York

pippa sat inside cafe w, one of york's wheelchair accessible cafes, holding a cup of tea and looking out of the window behind her

This post is not regularly updated. Always double-check access information online before you visit! If you’ve ever visited York, you’ll know it’s an absolute goldmine for cute and quirky independent businesses. You could visit a different indie coffee shop for breakfast every weekend, and before becoming a wheelchair, that’s pretty much what I aspired to […]

Castle Howard Gardens By Wheelchair: Accessible York

pippa in powerchair with back to camera, with castle howard stately house in front

[GIFTED] Many thanks to the Castle Howard team for our complimentary tickets. Further access information is available on their website, and you can find more of my Accessible York series posts here.  Having lived in and around York for a good five years now, it’s somewhat surprising that I’d never properly visited Castle Howard or […]

How To Book Access Theatre Tickets – Seats For Disabled Patrons

hand holding yellow square hamilton theatre programme, with hamilton stage and set visible in the background

Ever since I started theatre blogging and my chronic illness-friendly reviews, I’ve had messages asking about how I book access theatre tickets and ensure my needs are met. It’s one of those things that I’ve been doing for so long now that it’s become second nature, so these questions really made me take a step back […]