Days Out: Watching X Factor Live at Wembley Arena, London – Wheelchair Access, Wonderful Surprises and Waiting Around

A recent trip to London brought much headache inducing stress, as detailed in this blog post.  We did however manage, thanks to a quick nap and a vat of rescue remedy to get some things accomplished on this trip, one of which was visiting Wembley Arena in London to watch X Factor being filmed. I know some people can’t do enough to get away from news of X Factor when it is on the TV, but I’m guessing that if you have read this far you are not one of them.  I will therefore make a pretty unsurprising confession – […]

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Visit to Porchester castle: what’s the story?

In around 2006 (pre wheelchair) we used to take regular walks around Porchester castle.  I personally am fascinated by the architecture, but the children (then around 4 and 7) found lots of other things perks to exploring an old building Like finding hidey-holes to sit in, and pose for mummy’s pictures Mummy liked the old-fashioned cobbles, and walking along the sea-front Where we got to look at the posh boats Or the plants and bugs It was a clear day, so we got a great view over the water, and could see the Spinnaker Tower. Looking at the pictures I […]

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