BYO Disabled Room

Posted on 5th May 2012 by ian under Disability Aids | No Comments »

There are times when it isn’t possible to get a room that caters for people with disabilities – could be when staying at a friend or relative’s place or because the accommodation property doesn’t have availability, or indeed a room for disabled guests. Voila! An investment of around $50 can make life a lot more simple and stable – there are portable suction handles for bathroom from $5 to $15 …read more

Tuck into Tukka

Posted on 5th May 2012 by ian under Dining Out, Disabled Access | No Comments »

If you find yourself in Brisbane with guests from overseas, head to West End and ‘Tukka’ restaurant – it looks Indian by name but it serves up excellent Aussie ‘tucker’. You’ll find locally sourced specials like Barramundi, Moreton Bay Bugs and Rack of Lamb, but there are five and seven course degustation menus where you can hoe into the Coat of Arms and other delicacies you may have only previously seen …read more

Beach Boys Sydney Disabled Access

Posted on 5th May 2012 by ian under Disabled Access, Entertainment | No Comments »

The Beach Boys Allphones Arena, 8:00pm, August 30 Catch The Beach Boys 50th Anniversary Tour at Allphones Arena in Sydney (no support act – they do the whole two hours). Now, how did this Olympic Park venue get its name? Aren’t mobile phones banned from concerts because of camera copyright and the irritation factor? Oh!  They don’t look exactly like the photo above any more… … could be lots of …read more

London Paralympic Volunteers

Posted on 5th May 2012 by ian under Sport | No Comments »

The countdown to the London Olympics is truly on. I have a friend who is very chuffed to have been chosen as a volunteer for the Paralympics – she will be reimbursed for transport costs to and from the venue and provided with meals PLUS she gets to keep their uniform! I have a feeling it might become a family heirloom… would you wear it again in public? The ‘official’ …read more

Cirque du Soleil

Posted on 4th May 2012 by ian under Theatre | No Comments »

Cirque du Soleil – Northshore Hamilton – from July 14 Catch Cirque du Soleil under the Big Top at Northshore Hamilton from July 14. The always amazing Cirque du Soleil returns with a show called ‘Ovo’ which is “an immersion into the teeming and energetic world of insects”. If you are yet to see Cirque du Soleil, give yourself and your kiddies a lifelong theatrical memory – here’s the story: …read more