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Tag Archives: travel

Kids all access… the Barbican Arts Centre

February 17, 2014 at 10:10

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Check out the padded seats at the Barbican. (That's Grandma Bar holding May- May before the convent)Check out the padded seats at the Barbican. (That's Grandma Bar holding May- May before the convent)

Oh, Barbican Arts Centre: you audacious modernist complex, you concrete slabs and jutting angles, you that supplies not one, but six different flavours of ice cream (of which I bought four of today, yum). Oh, Barbican Arts Centre: I think I’m a little bit in love with you. Here’s a brief list of the reasons […]

Will this product revolutionize seating for disabled kids?

February 3, 2014 at 08:35

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Five point harness and high, cushioned seat that supports May's head.Five point harness and high, cushioned seat that supports May's head.

When I was a toddler, I sat in a red rocking chair and read books. I would drink in each page as if I was digesting War and Peace. Page one: picture of a drum. Page two: a ball.┬áLater, my son sat in the same chair, reading the same book. He didn’t just sit on […]

Kids All Access… Hampton Court Palace

September 12, 2013 at 10:16

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The Royal Family arrive at the Palace

As if our children don’t already feel like royalty, why not treat them like it! And, so it was that I celebrated my 40th birthday properly. Not rushed in a quick meal down the road. Not rushed with a toast over dinner sitting in front of the television. I took myself and my family and […]

Kids all access… The Tate Modern

June 28, 2013 at 11:50

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May contemplates modern art

The Tate Modern art gallery is an ex-power plant. It is the most visited art gallery in Britain, by people of all ages. And, of all the art galleries, it really is perfect for families. Its cavernous rooms are easily negotiated by a stroller or wheelchair. There are numerous lifts and disabled toilets on every […]

Kids all access… Kew Gardens

May 26, 2013 at 15:27

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May in one of the Kew greenhouses on her birthday 2013May in one of the Kew greenhouses on her birthday 2013

Spring is the best time of year to visit Kew Gardens. And summer. Oh, and autumn – and yes, winter too. Kew Gardens is London’s only 300 acre UNESCO World Heritage Site. The park is hundreds of years old and is both a beautiful and fascinating place to explore. The gardens contain specimens of trees […]