London Calling – Part 6 of 7

The airport in Liverpool was such a fun experience, as we got to soak up some of the culture of the city while we waited to board our plane to Dublin.  One of the things that made this part of the trip so special was the airport attendant who helped us at our departure gate. Continue reading “London Calling – Part 6 of 7”

London Calling – Part 5 of 7

After a brief stay in London we took the train north to Yorkshire to visit some friends of ours.  Helen and Ian live in a village called Kippax, which is just outside the city of Leeds.  They had invited us to stay with them for a few days so that we could explore their partContinue reading “London Calling – Part 5 of 7”

London Calling – Part 4 of 7

By day two in London we had gotten a better feel for our surroundings and found that the transit system in London is quite accessible to those with disabilities.  Many of the train platforms have been constructed in such a way that those in wheelchairs can roll straight from the platform onto the train, whichContinue reading “London Calling – Part 4 of 7”

London Calling – Part 3 of 7

That infamous wheelchair, which I mentioned in part two of this story would prove quite valuable during our first full day in London, for we were off on a walking tour of some of the sites related to the history of the Beatles.  Our guide for this tour was a man by the name ofContinue reading “London Calling – Part 3 of 7”

London Calling – Part 1 of 7

You must not lose faith in humanity. Humanity is an ocean; if a few drops of the ocean are dirty the ocean does not become dirty. – Mahatma Gandhi The older I get the more appreciation I have for others that are able to show compassion. I believe there is still a lot of goodContinue reading “London Calling – Part 1 of 7”

Put the Crippled Kid up Front…

Thanks for joining me! “Always laugh when you can. It is cheap medicine.” — Lord Byron Writing a blog is an idea that I have had for quite some time. However, I have always hesitated because I was not sure anyone would be interested in anything that I have to say. Then, it occurred toContinue reading “Put the Crippled Kid up Front…”