|Pict of Lorne playing his pipes standing on dog sledge|
Lorne Brown is the guy who draws the cartoons for me, he is Christine's father. A couple of years ago he decided that he wanted to do something different. As you can see by these photographs he succeeded in his challenge and he got his Driving Licence.
I have pasted an enticing introduction from his website...where you can read more about his experiences. Please have a look in, it makes a jolly good read.
At 78 years of age I don't know if I'm acting maturely or not but I'm combining a trip to East Greenland to attain my with raising donations for the –
|Pict. of snowy canyon with sledge tracks and blue sky|
In July 2009, I retired for the second time having been a workaholic and always finding something to keep busy. Like many others I never seemed to have enough time in the day, week or year for that matter. Until – sitting in front of a computer screen in the office, I realised that time is finite. Response?
|Lorne standing under ice and snow overhang, it dwarfs him|
I enjoyed working and here I am at my wits’ end after 16 hours. What can be done with all this spare time? I'll go to Ittoqqortoormiit in East Greenland and see how the mushers and Inuits live. I did go; enjoyed the experience and I'm going back this year to obtain a Husky Dog Driving Licence.
|Pict. of sledge at base camp, it looks cold snow everywhere clear blue sky|
Lorne managed to raise over £3,000 for guide dogs and you can still donate on his
Just Giving page which is secure and can be used from anywhere in the world.