Winter can be a difficult time if you fancy getting out and about. Most theme parks are closed, animals at zoos are normally huddling in their wooden boxes trying to keep warm and something tells us a percentage of our disabled readership don’t fancy jetting off on a skiing holiday.
The view is magnificent, over there we can see the London Eye, to its left, the Houses of Parliament and over in the distance the BT Tower. Unfortunately our panoramic view of the Capital city won't last for long as within the next thirty seconds we will plunge 66 feet down to the ground.
The London Underground can be a nightmare at the best of times, but if you are in a wheelchair or a bit unsteady on your feet finding your way under the streets of London can be extremely tricky. If you live in the Capital don’t forget you can apply for a Freedom Card offering you free transport on buses as well the tube.
Seeing as our ancestors fought for us to have the right to vote it seems only our rightful place to take part in tomorrow’s local elections and there’s no excuse to use the old ‘I can’t vote tomorrow because I’m disabled’ trick as polling stations across the UK have made it easier for all to participate.