Challenging Habitat Blog

Achilles – take 3

The ‘door-kick and stop’. When occasionally carrying something bulky in the past, I thought it annoying that those posh stainless steel buttons with a wheelchair printed on it only feature on the ‘outside’ doors of Portland Square Building… Read More

Achilles – take 2

Stairs: British medics strongly discourage the use of crutches on stairs and if you ever tried you know what can go wrong…although I’ve been shown how to do it safely in Hong Kong. Alas, here, the method of choice… Read More


Musings about experiences with a torn Achilles tendon…