What are we learning from India's plan to run bullet train around the country?
It was hugely enjoyable visiting the Naidex show at the NEC in Birmingham last week. Subtitled “Innovations for the Future of Independent Living”, Naidex is, in its own words, “dedicated to the care, rehabilitation and lifestyle of people with a disability or impairment”. It is a complete cross section of exhibitors, speakers and panellists, ranging […]
Spent a fascinating day at London Excel, visiting the Access All Areas exhibition. This was organised by Transport for London (TfL), primarily (I guess) to showcase the latest in cross-London accessibility-ness and to engage with their stakeholders in this regard. Also at the show were various other organisations and bodies, including Network Rail, charities and […]
What’s going on?! Last Friday @BlindDad_Uk tweeted that the tactile paving had been removed from the edge of the platform at Eltham station in south-east London – and today, Monday, Google celebrated the life of Seiichi Miyake and the date his tactile paving invention was first installed in Okayama City back in 1967. Hmmm... I’m […]
A few brief thoughts on a great week for the grey cells