Showing posts with the label Ecovia

Wheelchair Worries - Tuesday 27th June 2023

Going Home Our flight wasn't until 20:30 so we did some mooching around and then headed back to where we'd parked the car at Polio supermarket. It was going to take over an hour to drive to Ecovia so I thought I'd have one last Sorrento pee, ya know just for the memories. Dad checked out the public toilets and said the gents was going to be difficult and had no toilet seat, but the ladies looked do-able and it had a toilet seat. I jumped at the chance... an Italian women's toilet! I know how to make the most of my holiday... The toilet was at the end of a two metre long very narrow stall. I transferred to the loo and Dad took the chair and waited outside. He shut the door. Click. "I think that's just locked itself" Dad announced. "Really?" He tried the door and it wouldn't open. "Nope it's locked. Is there a panic chord in there?" Dad asked "Nope and I can't reach the door." Great, they don't have toilet seats,

Wheelchair Worries - Thursday 22nd June 2023

Gatwick The flights were departing at six thirty am on Thursday morning from Gatwick so we left home at midnight. It would take us about three hours and twenty minutes to get there and we were required to check in three hours before the flight departed. We anticipated some problems as the original flight we were booked on had been cancelled and we transferred to another plane, our extra leg room seats that we booked had been erased from our booking as well as the fact we were sat either side of the aisle now. There were no problems at Gatwick and check in was very fast as there were no customers yet. There was quite a small queue at security but as I'm in a wheelchair I was able to skip the queue, I was ushered through a gate and was frisked and my chair was dusted down. My leather man bag that had my laptop in and another item that they were suspicious of so it had to go through the scanner. The suspicious item was a deflated haemorrhoid ring... I like to blow it up and stick my f