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Some reasons why I enjoy my Travelscoot

Some reasons why I enjoy my Travelscoot

I first saw a Travelscoot in the summer of 2010. Straight away I knew it was going to be the ideal solution for me. By then multiple sclerosis had limited my walking to the extent that I struggled to walk more than a mile. Up until then I had managed with a manual wheelchair but […]

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Bike Phone Holder For A Smartphone

Bike Phone Holder For A Smartphone

This clever device is designed for use on bicycles. The good news is that it also fits onto my Travelscoot. I’m sure it will fit onto any other mobility scooter and probably onto electric wheel chairs as well. The Bike Phone Holder for smart phones is really useful for people who use mobility devices. So easy […]

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Saddle stool to move around in the kitchen

Saddle stool to move around in the kitchen

I have bought a variable height saddle stool to move around in the kitchen. My word what a change it has made to my life. Now I can sit on the stool in the kitchen doing jobs that I enjoy. These had beome very difficult because I cannot stand up for more than a few […]

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Red Telescopic Anti-Shock Hiking Walking Stick

Red Telescopic Anti-Shock Hiking Walking Stick

This is a simple and sturdy Red Telescopic Anti-Shock Hiking Walking Stick. It is telescopic so you can also use it as a walking pole. It has a non slip handle that means it is easy to hold it as a walking stick. There is strap that you can put round your wrist so you cannot […]

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I Need A Two Wheeled Walking Frame

I Need A Two Wheeled Walking Frame

I have come to the conclusion that I need a Two Wheeled Walking Frame. Coming to this conclusion did not make me feel happy. Would a zimmerframe mean that I would be less likely to fall over? Am I a step closer to always needing to use a wheelchair? Is this another tipping point on my journey […]

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Tall Ship Boat Sailing Holiday

Tall Ship Boat Sailing Holiday

I recently had a week away on a Tall Ship Boat Sailing Holiday. It was an exciting experience, truly memorable. Organised by the Jubilee Sailing Trust the boat, called the Lord Nelson, is designed and built for people with a physical disability. There were 50 people on board, including the regular crew, varying in age […]

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Zinger battery powered lightweight wheelchair

Zinger battery powered lightweight wheelchair

The Zinger battery powered lightweight wheelchair is fun to use.  It’s small nippy and a new concept. It can be used both indoors and outside The Zinger is comfortable and it’s manoeuvrable; it can literally turn on a sixpence piece. The armrests on a zinger are optional. The basic model has no handle bar so […]

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Di Blasi R30 Folding Mobility Scooter

Di Blasi R30 Folding Mobility Scooter

A mobility scooter that folds up on the press of a button. It seems a genuine novelty but the Di Blasi R30 Folding Mobility Scooter is not the only one on the market. Click here to find out more about it. I like the 1930’s style and the large wheels so it can go over […]

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Essential Extras For The Topro Troja Rollator

Essential Extras For The Topro Troja Rollator

This is a post on essential extras for the Topro Troja rollator. The Topro Troja rollator is an reliable walker if you have difficulty with balance Maybe you find walking difficult or struggle carrying items such as a plate of food. I have used these rollators for several years. I’m a happy customer. I am […]

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Long handled Leaf Collector

Long handled Leaf Collector

Use the Long Handled Lead Collector to keep the lawn and patio clear of fallen leaves and you will not even need to bend over. The two large plastic grabbers It makes collecting fallen leaves, cut grass and other garden debris easy. The design of the two large flat scoops makes the removal of garden rubbish so […]

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Men’s Belt Bag or Phone Pouch

Men’s Belt Bag or Phone Pouch

Solve a problem I needed a solution to a problem. The problem is how to carry my Functional Electrical Stimulator (FES). A Men’s Sports Waist Cellphone Pouch is an ideal solution. The dual channel FES  is essential to help with my foot drop. It is quite big 15 cm tall, 8 cm wide and 2.5 cm thick, It […]

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TGA Launches Lighter Mobility Scooter

TGA Launches Lighter Mobility Scooter

Building on the nationwide popularity of the Minimo range of folding mobility scooters, TGA launches a lighter mobility scooter the Minimo Plus for even greater levels of independence and transportablity. This latest version of the Minimo Plus is easier to lift, provides an upgraded driving experience and delivers additional safety. Its advanced lightweight design combines the compact […]

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Non Slip Outdoor Step

Non Slip Outdoor Step

The Non Slip Outdoor Step is is a practical and clever idea. It instantly reduces the height of a step. The non slip outdoor step is ideal for giving you that little bit of added help when tackling large doorsteps. Its allowing you to take two smaller steps rather than struggling with one large step. All […]

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Should A Mobility Scooter Be Insured?

Should A Mobility Scooter Be Insured?

Sould a mobility scooter be insured? The simple answer is yes but it is not a legal requirement. Always check your insurance, sometimes household insurance can be sufficient. There have been a small number of cases where uninsured people have lost their homes after being sued for negligence after injuring people with their scooter. Don’t let it […]

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Wood and Fabric Hand Fan

Wood and Fabric Hand Fan

Swish a Black Wood and Fabric Hand Fan gently in front of your face; it creates a gentle breeze that will make you feel cooler. Elegant solution Using a Black Wood and Fabric Hand Fan exudes an elegant style so you keep cool while everyone else is getting too hot. I think a folding fan is an excellent […]

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Tens Electrode Pads for an FES

Tens Electrode Pads for an FES

Try Tens Electrode pads for an FES. I use 2″ x 2″ 5 x 5cm 50 x 50mm pads and these are suitable to be used with the ODSTOCK FES (Functional Electrical Stimulation). Place then on the skin where the electrical stimulation is to take place. A nerve is stimulated and that becomes a message to make the muscle […]

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Digging up weeds should be an easy job

Digging up weeds should be an easy job

Use a Fiskars Weed Puller and now digging up weeds should be an easy job. Lets be honest, bending down to dig up weeds is not enjoyable gardening. Now you can do it while standing up. This must be a better solution. Could it be called fun gardening? As we all know weeds just appear out of […]

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Tale of two different rollators

Tale of two different rollators

  A rollator is an aid that helps with walking. You can still use your legs to walk but you need help with balance and to walk upright. A rollator provides the support. It will have a seat to sit on when tired, brakes and a basket to carry items They are all lightweight, the frame is robust, […]

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Water Cooling Bandana Collar Neck Wrap

Water Cooling Bandana Collar Neck Wrap

Have you been finding it too hot just recently? Is it difficult to keep yourself cool?  The Water Cooling Bandana Collar Wrap is one way of keeping cooler. Water Cooling Bandana Collar Neck Wrap Just soak the banadana in cold water for 3-5 minutes then wear it around neck, forehead, or wrist. You will now […]

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Traveljohn disposable urine bottle

Traveljohn disposable urine bottle

Imagine you are desperate to have a ‘Jimmy Riddle’ (widdle) or a pee and there is nowhere to go. The TravelJohn Disposable Urine bottle does the trick when you gotta have a pee. It avoids the embarrassment of wetting your pants. It can be used by both men and women. Incidentally the Traveljohn disposable urine bottle is […]

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The Executioner Fly Zapper

The Executioner Fly Zapper

The Executioner Fly Zapper, the best fly zapper with a difference. A tennis racket shape and when you hit the fly there is a CRACK, burst of light and the fly is vaporized. Nothing could be simpler or more satisfying. A success is obvious and satisfying So many insects mange to see the swatter coming […]

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Contigo Autoseal Travel Mug

Contigo Autoseal Travel Mug

Contigo Autoseal Travel Mug is leak-proof mug so there are no spills when using it for drinking. The travel mug has excellent insulation properties so it keeps hot drinks hot for longer and cold drinks cold for longer. When you use the autoseal technology it is almost impossible to spill any of your drink. It […]

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Lithium-Ion Battery

Lithium-Ion Battery

The important point of a Lithium Ion battery is that it is light. The Lithium Ion battery for a Travelscoot weighs about 2.5 kg. More good news, the Li-Ion battery has no “memory effect”, simply charge it up  as and when necessary. Theyse type of batteries exist in your computer, mobile phone and on light […]

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My New Travelscoot

My New Travelscoot

I received my new Travelscoot mobility scooter frame a few days ago; definitely lightweight foldable mobility scooter. I was really looking forward to trying it out. The new model has reverse gear and drum brakes but it has retained the ‘A frame’ design. It is still an enjoyable ride. First of all take a look at […]

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Gardening with a Vegtrug

Gardening with a Vegtrug

You want to grow veggies and maybe soft fruit so why not use a VegTrug Vegetable Planter. Gardening with a Vegtrug makes gardening much simpler and easier especially if its difficult to bend over or keep your balance. Maybe you are now finding it more and more difficult to get down to ground level. I […]

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Traditional 2 Seater Wooden Garden Bench

Traditional 2 Seater Wooden Garden Bench

A Traditional 2 seater wooded garden bench is a focal point in any garden. Thw wndsor design is a classical style. Why not relax in the garden, read the papers or a book? Feel the sunshine or maybe place the 2 seater wooden garden bench in the dappled shade of a tree. Maybe put the […]

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Vegtrug Wall Hugger

Vegtrug Wall Hugger

The Vegtrug containers are ideal for someone who wants to grow vegetables, herbs or even flowering plants. The Vegtrug comes in two different lengths, Vegtrug 1m Wall Hugger (3ft 3″”) and Vegtrug 1.8m Wall Hugger (6′ 0″) and both of them are only 46 cm (18″) deep. Ideal for narrow spaces This Vegtrug is a […]

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Dog COA Non-Pull Harness

Dog COA Non-Pull Harness

The dog COA NON-PULL HARNESS is a winner; it’s a harness that does stop dogs pulling. Easy to use simple to fit The elastic web and mesh that covers the dog’s chest stretches and allowes natural movement. This allows maximum comfort for the dog, whilst giving the handler total control. There are four simple things […]

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MuSmate a walking aid for footdrop

MuSmate a walking aid for footdrop

I have foot drop in my left leg. When the problem started to be an issue I used the MuSmate a walking aid for foot drop. It stops me dragging my toes along the ground and tripping me up. Without the mechanical elastic device called a Musmate walking I could fall over very easily. The Musmate is […]

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Flower Pot Mover

Flower Pot Mover

The Gardman Cast Iron Pot Plant Trolley is an ideal item to use as a flower pot mover. The trolley is ideal for moving heavy weight pots around the garden or indoors. This simple pot mover has swiveling wheels for easy maneuvering and will carry up to 100 kg of weight. It is made from cast iron. […]

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Ergonomic Walk Aid

Ergonomic Walk Aid

The Ergonomic WalkAid provides a practical and modern solution to help with walking, shopping and carrying items. If you need some assistance with your balance but its not so bad that you need a 4 wheeled rollator then the Ergo WalkAid is ideal solution.When your balance just begins to go AWOL then carrying shipping can […]

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Ratchet and Twist Action Secateurs

Ratchet and Twist Action Secateurs

Plants are fantastic to look at when in flower. Picking an apple from a tree and eating it is a real joy. Picking raspberries from your garden and then eating them with cream and sugar is a treat. Every year these plants will need pruning and good sharp secateurs are essential. The Spear & Jackson – […]

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Disabled Toilet Radar Key

Disabled Toilet Radar Key

I travel up to London via Euston Station quite often, when I get there I often need to go to the loo or else I might get ‘caught short’. A Radar  Toilet Key is needed to get into the disabled toilets Used to go to the public loos In the past I’ve always paid my 30p and […]

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Bosch Telescopic Handles for Bosch Shearer & Trimmer

Bosch Telescopic Handles for Bosch Shearer & Trimmer

A Bosch Telescopic Handles  for Bosch Trimmer will probably be a big help if you have purchased the Bosch cordless edging and shearing tool , then. You can now use the Bosch edge trimmer while standing up and also get-at hard-to-reach areas. The telescopic handle is height adjustable from 80cm-115cm and it fixes to the Bosch Isio […]

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Bosch Isio Shape & Edging Shears

Bosch Isio Shape & Edging Shears

Bosch Isio Shape & Edging Shears uses a 3.6V lithium-ion battery, the same sort of battery that a portable lap-top computer uses. It is a compact and lightweight lawn edging and shrub shaping shearing tool.  It has a comfortable soft grip handle, and being lightweight at only 550g, it’s comfortable to use for long periods. […]

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Mobility Scooter Mini Alarm Security Device

Mobility Scooter Mini Alarm Security Device

Mobility Scooter Mini Alarm Security Device offers peace of mind. It is not always possible to take your mobility scooter into every shop that you have got to visit. Sometimes you must leave it outside. There is always that nagging worry that someone might make off with it. This Mini Alarm Security Device can be […]

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