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…”