This video was shot around 10pm by Krakow’s famous castle. It was the last night in Poland, before a detour to Prague, via Auschwitz. I share my observations of dropped curbs and restaurant access!
You may remember that straight after my European Voluntary Service in Spain this year I attended a training course in Turkey. One of the trainers, called Basia, and I stayed in touch. She lives in England but is from near Krakow. Along with her sister, Gosia, they run an organisation (MMS) that works in the… Continue Reading
This short and sweet video was filmed yesterday during a quick visit to Warsaw. I had some problems with the hotel booking and a not so accessible shower. Plus I share my views on the city in general. Later on we drove to Krakow. It’s been the first day where my brain hasn’t been a… Continue Reading
The above video is the full interview with Lithuania’s Society for Disabled People. Asta kindly responded to my email and agreed to translate with the head of the organisation. It’s so interesting hearing about his experience of disability, what the organisation does and life for disabled people in Lithuania. Enjoy! 🙂
A big reason for visiting Vilnius on this trip was for my grandad. My mothers father was born and raised near to Vilnius, Lithuania. He ran away during world war two and eventually settled in Cambridge with my Irish nanna. The above video was recorded on Sunday 30th September 2012, a little before sunset. It… Continue Reading
After I had joined the local Gorzow activist groups media conference on Thursday; I headed to another part of town. I was greeted at an old style flat by Teresa and her rather large dog. Soon after, ex speedway champion Bogdan joined us too. In this video they both share their personal story of disability… Continue Reading
One week in to the trip, and I’m sat in ‘coffee heaven’ in Gdansk on Friday 28th September 2012,with so many emotions writing this. The effort, time and struggle to get to this point has been draining. The changing plans, dates and mode of transport wasn’t ideal. To have raised enough money towards my additional… Continue Reading
It seems a daily post will, on occasions, be too tall an order. Since arriving at Rico’s in Leipzig I haven’t had the chance to edit the video, write and upload the blog. Despite not checking in for 2 days, I’ve been sharing lots of updates on my Twitter feed, using photos through instagram. Please… Continue Reading