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My Adapted Life: Messing about in boats

by Kate Ansell

In a new weekly video series for March, we meet four disabled people who have enhanced their lives by using adaptations.

This week: Stewart MacLennan and his wife had planned to travel the world during their retirement years. But, due to the onset of MS, Stewart became a wheelchair user and was none-too-pleased at the service and accessibility he found on plane journeys.

So, plan B went into action: build a barge, make it accessible, and sail the canals of Europe instead.

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Produced and directed by Kate Ansell for BBC Ouch!


    • 1. At 10:07pm on 16 Mar 2011, telspatch wrote:

      What a refreshing and positive attitude this fella has, OK, not everyone can afford to build their own boat, but I like the way he thought it out, commissioned it, travels the waterways of Europe and now has a reasonable life again. Good on yer!

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