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Tipping Point
05 May 2013
Today it was off to the tip, to get rid of the eleventy billion tons of scrap metal, left over from removing the wheelchair lift [as well as an old sofa, while we were going there]. Because Herman is so tall, we couldnae go to the normal everyday folks’ tip, as they all have a height barrier. So, instead we had to go to the Longley Lane Recycling Centre instead, which caters for big commercial waste trucks.... [ Read More ]
Lift Off!
27 Apr 2013
You might as well stop reading now. I’ll never come up with a better punning title than that baby! Today's mission Anyway, as that comedy gold suggests, today I embarked on the mighty chore of removing Herman2’s wheelchair lift. In my naiveté, I’d expected this to be a fairly simple affair, involving the removal of a few bolts and then dropping the lift. In essence, this was the case, although the job was made more complicated by the twin facts that the lift looked like it weighed a fecking ton, and also that it was anchored onto the bottom of the van a bit more “thoroughly” than my initial inspection suggested.... [ Read More ]