Melbourne was once again named the most liveable city in the world and since it's been a while since I've done any accessibility reviews; I thought this would be a perfect opportunity to review one of the arenas in this beautiful city Margaret Court Arena. I have been to the renovated Margaret Court Arena twice… Continue reading Margaret Court Arena Accessibility Review.
What Non-Disabled People Get Wrong About Accessibility-must read !!
I’ve been working on this for a couple of months but it can be for Blogging Against Disablism Day 2017
I’m disabled. So are both my partners. And most of my siblings. And 85+% of my friends.
This is partly because there are a LOT of disabled people in the world, with most estimates at somewhere between 15% and 25% of people being disabled in some way. It’s also because of the way that abled (or non-disabled) people Just Don’t Get It in a million tiny huge ways that add up and can make being their friends or partners noticeably more difficult or more tiring than being friends or partners with other disabled people.
It’s not their lack of disability itself that is the problem so much as that we all live in a very disablist (ableist / anti-disabled-people / disabling) society and we’re all unlearning a load of bullshit…
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Ever since I started doing accessibility reviews I have become very aware of how inaccessible the most livable city in the world is for some people with disabilities. Everywhere that I go I am always looking out to see if the place is accessible and I must say I find myself getting disappointed many of… Continue reading The Way We View Disability Accessibility Is Flawed.
Last weekend we went out to The Left Bank restaurant located at 1 Southbank Blvd in Southbank for a birthday celebration and oh my I was so disappointed by how inaccessible this restaurant is. I was running a little late because I got lost but luckily I bumped into a friend and ended up walking… Continue reading The Left Bank Accessibility Review.
Time Out Cafe located at Federation Square in the city has become my favourite restaurant in the city. I was a bit skeptical when two friends suggested we meet up there last year. For some strange reason I have always snubbed restaurants at Fed Square and opted for Degraves Street instead (true Melbournian foodie) lol.… Continue reading Time Out Cafe Review.
It was my birthday last month and my friends took me out to celebrate at Mr Nice Guy, a Thai restaurant located at 10 Healeys Lane, Melbourne VIC 3000. I was initially hesitant about this restaurant because I am not familiar with that part of Melbourne CBD and what made it worse is the fact that… Continue reading Mr. Nice Guy Restaurant Review.