Chronic Illness, Disability and Accessible Travel

Days Out in Liverpool

35 Things to do in Liverpool in a Wheelchair

Accessible Travel

Here we have a handpicked selection of attractions, days out, and tourist hotspots in Liverpool. This growing list includes our days out in a wheelchair, days out from other disabled bloggers, and attractions we find [more..]

Elms Farm Cottages

Elms Farm Luxury Holiday Cottages – Review

Accessible Cottages

Back in May, we had the pleasure of spending a week at the award-winning Elms Farm Luxury Holiday Cottages at Hubbert’s Bridge near Boston in Lincolnshire. We’ve been lucky to stay in some beautiful cottages, [more..]

Living with Fibromyalgia

What Fibromyalgia is Like for Me?

Fibromyalgia

This is a blow by blow description of what living with Fibromyalgia is like for me. You and I might have the same symptoms, similar stories about how we were diagnosed with Fibromyalgia, even the [more..]

Living with Chronic Illness, Pain and Disability

Living with Fibromyalgia
Fibromyalgia

What Fibromyalgia is Like for Me?

This is a blow by blow description of what living with Fibromyalgia is like for me. You and I might have the same symptoms, similar stories about how we were diagnosed with Fibromyalgia, even the [more..]

Lifestyle

Can CBD Oil Help Reduce Fibromyalgia Pain?

Those of you suffering from chronic illness, especially a chronic illness that involves pain, will understand why I’m willing to try anything to dial down the pain. My pain is caused by Fibromyalgia and Restless [more..]

St Ives in Cornwall
Lifestyle

It’s Been a Funny Old Week

I’ve neglected The Bimblers over the last few months. I’m feeling much better now, so its time to get the blog back on track. I’ve still got to be careful, I still need to stay [more..]

Relationships and Rheumatoid Arthritis
Lifestyle

Rheumatoid Arthritis and Relationships

It always upsets me when I see discussions about a relationship breakdown, especially when Rheumatoid Arthritis or chronic illness is cited as the cause. Some examples of statements I hear people say: Rheumatoid Arthritis Ruined [more..]

Days Out, Weekend Breaks and Accessible Travel

Accessible Cottages

Mellwaters Barn Cottages

Mellwaters Barn Cottages is a collection of four accessible holiday cottages in an area of outstanding natural beauty in the North Pennines. Centrally positioned, Mellwaters Barn cottages are an ideal base for visiting the Lake [more..]

Food Poisoning on Holiday
Accessible Travel

How to Make a Holiday Sickness Claim

Anecdotally, I’m convinced a bout of food poisoning on holiday started Bridget on the road to developing Rheumatoid Arthritis. I have no proof, and this happened 25 years ago on an all-inclusive holiday in the [more..]

Days Out in Liverpool
Accessible Travel

35 Things to do in Liverpool in a Wheelchair

Here we have a handpicked selection of attractions, days out, and tourist hotspots in Liverpool. This growing list includes our days out in a wheelchair, days out from other disabled bloggers, and attractions we find [more..]

Accessible Days Out in Sandringham
Accessible Travel

Accessible Days Out in Sandringham

All this talk of Royal Weddings reminds me I still need to tell you about accessible days out in Sandringham, the Queen’s country retreat in Norfolk. We were staying at Elms Farm Cottages in Lincolnshire [more..]

Days Out in Lincoln Castle
Accessible Travel

Accessible Days Out in Lincoln Castle

It’s not often you hear me talk about a day out in a castle, but I can highly recommend wheelchair friendly days out in Lincoln Castle. During our stay at Elms Farm Cottages in Lincolnshire, [more..]

Travel with Rheumatoid Arthritis
Accessible Travel

9 Tips for Travelling with Rheumatoid Arthritis

Those of you who’ve tried travelling with Rheumatoid Arthritis already know how hard it can be. Even the shortest trip with Rheumatoid Arthritis feels like you’re trying to conquer Mount Everest with an elephant on [more..]

Travelling to India with a Disability
Accessible Travel

Top Ten Tips for Travelling with MS

Have you ever wondered what it’s like travelling with MS? If you have, you’re in luck because one of our readers, Margaret Halliday, has kindly shared her top ten tips for travelling with MS. Margaret [more..]

Elms Farm Cottages
Accessible Cottages

Elms Farm Luxury Holiday Cottages – Review

Back in May, we had the pleasure of spending a week at the award-winning Elms Farm Luxury Holiday Cottages at Hubbert’s Bridge near Boston in Lincolnshire. We’ve been lucky to stay in some beautiful cottages, [more..]

Accessible Beaches on the Radio
Accessible Travel

Talking About Accessible Beaches on BBC Radio

Today, I have been talking about accessible beaches on BBC Radio Solent in Portsmouth. The discussion on the breakfast show was about how accessible beaches are in the UK, specifically the poor access to Southsea [more..]

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