Monthly Archives: September 2015

Come on People, Be Nice

22/9/15 Richmond – Waterloo It doesn’t happen often but today was one of those days when it rained. I don’t mean showers, or the kind of day when, if you time it right, you can get to the shops between … Continue reading

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How to Ambush a Train Company.

22/9/15 Richmond – Hammersmith – Kings Cross – Westminster – Waterloo – Richmond Train travel in the UK for people needing assistance is a second class service. For many years now the train companies have insisted on at least 24 … Continue reading

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Step AWAY from the train.

19/9/15 Richmond – Kingston –  Return Another Saturday, another Rugby World Cup game. That means 80,000 people heading to Twickenham, 10,000 people heading to the Fanzone in Richmond (whatever that is), plus an unknown number of chancers heading to the … Continue reading

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Winter’s definately coming.

16/9/15 Richmond – Kingston – Return I have a confession to make. Yes, another one. I’m not a great time keeper. Actually, I’m a terrific time keeper. I can go hours without looking at a clock and still know pretty … Continue reading

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It’s just a lift.

15/9/15 Richmond –  Waterloo – London Bridge – Return Another simple trip today. Hopefully this is habit forming. The Richmond to Waterloo trip is one that I’m beginning to feel quite blasé about. A ramp is involved, which means it’s … Continue reading

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Easy Come, Easy Go. Literally.

14/9/15 Richmond – Twickenham – Return Today I went to the Richmond Mobility Forum, a meeting of disabled and older people, local politicians and council officials, and representatives of some of the companies providing transport services in the borough. It’s … Continue reading

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We’re all going to the Zoo tomorrow…. just.

13/9/2015 Richmond – Camden Road – London Zoo – Return No blog today. I’m simply going to publish the e-mail of complaint I’ve sent to TfL. ———————————————————– Good Morning, Yesterday, 13/9/15, I tried to catch the 12:40 Overground service from … Continue reading

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The Right to Not Ride

11/9/15 Richmond – Kingston – Return There are some trips I make quite regularly, and today was one of those, but each time something new seems to be thrown up. Usually, and this is one of the most annoying things … Continue reading

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This Page Intentionally Left (Almost) Blank

7/9/15 Richmond – Vauxhall – Return Mostly these torrid tales of travel are easy to write. Well, perhaps not easy to write but it is easy to know what to write. The clue is in the title “Never a Dull … Continue reading

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Harry Potter and the Accessible Express

1/9/15 Richmond – Earls Court – Kings Cross – Hogwarts When it occurred to me that James Potter, Harry’s eldest son, was due to start at Hogwarts I thought it was the perfect opportunity for someone to check out accessibility … Continue reading

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