Little Miss Turtle | Say HELLO to my new friend

Say HELLO to my new friend

I received a present! A big and unexpected one! It’s red, it has 4 wheels and it’s fast. No – it’s not another wheelchair! It’s a Mobility Scooter!   Stories like the following one are a rare but powerful example that good people still do exist. I went to Mc Donald’s last week for lunch. While I […]

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Airport Trouble

Some weeks ago I took a flight leaving from Nice/France to visit my friend Nina in Cologne/Germany. The flight was leaving at 12:45 pm. As always when I take the plane, I was picked up by Francy, a close friend, two hours before departure. Usually there’s plenty of time left when we arrive at the […]

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Little Miss Turtle Toothbrush

I only want to buy a toothbrush

Strange encounters   When you are in a wheelchair, people tend to tell you their whole life including all their diseases and worries. I mean situations like this one: About a year I ago my brother and I were strolling through Hamburg when suddenly a strange woman came out of nowhere. She stopped next to me asking loudly why […]

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Nice surprise at Paris CDG Airport

I lately took a flight to Paris CDG Airport together with my boyfriend. After landing, a nice disability service assistant helped me to leave the airplane. He lifted me back into my wheelchair and accompanied us all the way to the arrival zone. At the exit, he asked us what we would do next. I replied that we would go […]

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Little Miss Turtle Strange Encounter

You are so charming, Miss!

  Strange encounters – A true story   Yesterday I went to Cannes to meet a friend. While I was waiting on the sidewalk in my wheelchair, a scruffy, unkempt looking man stopped next to me and said “You are so charming, Miss!”. I looked up, surprised by his words. I thanked him when he continued “It’s […]

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