I loved the public transportation in London. My parents had the Transportation for London TfL app and Google maps to figure out the best routes and for the most part, it all worked as expected. The trickiest parts were finding tube and train lines that were wheelchair accessible. Sometimes we had to go out of… Continue reading London calling
“Love these skies I’m under”
I love Mumford and Sons and there is a line in Hopeless Wanderer that is perfect for this post: “I will learn to love these skies I’m under.” This is a start of a quartet of posts about transportation in England and Ireland. This is the skies post. The next two posts will be related… Continue reading “Love these skies I’m under”
Voyage on – what worked well on my England travels
This is brilliant! Caregiver tickets for free! Personal Care Assistants or caregiver tickets to everything we went to from concerts to AFC Wimbledon to museums were free. This was also the case when we went to Toronto about 5 years ago. So, England, Ireland, and Canada have this figured out! We do NOT have it… Continue reading Voyage on – what worked well on my England travels
“Raise your hopeful voice”
This line is from the song Falling Slowly from the movie, Once, which is one of my favourite movies set in Dublin, Ireland, where I just got back from. Some of my favourites in Dublin included pubs, buskers, and learning about Irish history in museums like the GPO Museum of the 1916 Easter Rising, EPIC… Continue reading “Raise your hopeful voice”
England is Awesome
I love England! My favorite things so far have been experiencing AFC Wimbledon in person, going to the Birdy concert, and meandering through graveyards in the Peak District. Cheers! "Beware of a slow sudden death" Here are some of my favorites from graveyards in Eyam and Hope. In 1665, Eyam was struck by the Bubonic… Continue reading England is Awesome
Cheers from London
I made it to London - my dream trip! Getting ready to go to see AFC Wimbledon match so this is a short post. Enjoy the pics of our sightseeing at St. Paul's Cathedral, meandering near Borough Market and Tower of London.
Ocean updates Just so you know, this book I have been working on for the last two years is a weird book to edit. It is fun to write though and I am on my last round of editing before I send it off to the first of two rounds of betas, maybe three. I… Continue reading writing\editing updates
The past week was pretty cool. As you know, I’m pretty passionate about raising my voice through meeting with elected officials, testifying at Minnesota House and Senate hearings on providing more accessible and affordable housing, and writing about my experiences living life as I know it and some of the accessibility challenges I drive into.… Continue reading Advocacy Week
From Blues to Gala – Wild Month!
I went to a lot of concerts this month and I have two more before my trip to England and Ireland. Here were 2 of my favorite shows over the past month. Buffalo Nichols @ the Turf Club Just awesome. I first saw Buffalo Nichols in Austin, Texas and my parents and I agreed –… Continue reading From Blues to Gala – Wild Month!
Accessibility Test of Brandon Sanderson’s 1st Secret Project
Back in March, I had just finished a Mistborn book and heard Brandon Sanderson was doing a kickstarter for four secret projects he was publishing this year. I was worried about that because I use Bookshare Web Reader to read and I sent his team an email expressing my worries about the books’ accessibility. They… Continue reading Accessibility Test of Brandon Sanderson’s 1st Secret Project