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It Seems Frightening At First, But This Is One Of The Most Beautiful Things I’ve Ever Seen.

Discussion in 'General ME/CFS News' started by Firestormm, Mar 6, 2014.

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    I really am still not sure if this is real. Looks incredible. Absolutely ace if it is. I mean it must be I suppose. WOW!



    This will go viral in a big way. Be sure to hit the links to see more pictures and to share on Facebook. Keep this news 'hot' :)
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    That is soooooooooooo amazing. :jaw-drop::)
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    I want! It'll be a real hoot in the Dutch canals :p
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    lol, are you sure you've properly thought that one through, Val? hehe...
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    Yes. I'll surface in canals near school yards, scaring the crap outta the cute little Dutch kids.

    :D
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    Great stuff, and so nice to hear of an artist with M.E. being given commissions in the public realm. Puts my wheelchair holiday snaps to shame Photo0097.jpg Photo0175.jpg
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    Shame we can't add comments to that website and the Facebook page for the publishers hasn't got the article up yet. I am still confused - I mean I know it is real as I checked Sue's website: http://www.susanaustin.co.uk/ But the article refers to her being in or associated with the 2012 Paralympics and I honestly cannot remember anyone with ME getting a mention. Nothing about her on Phoenix and surely we would have picked up on it. She wasn't eventing but was involved in some sort of art-demo thingy... Anyway, you can like on Facebook and Share which I have done. Just a shame we can't show our 'awe' with some comments. Never mind.
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    It looks like the Cultural Olympiad was a separate event, preceding the Olympics and Paralympics. So sort of associated, but definitely distinct.
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    Did you see the videos? Apparently also on YouTube but am too tired to look for them now. They are on her website as well: http://www.wearefreewheeling.org.uk/?location_id=1849

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    I just made the comment on Facebook that this is like when James Bond had that underwater car :) And Sue said in the write-up this was an NHS Wheelchair. Can you imagine checking one out from hospital and opting for 'the underwater version please'? LOL What a hoot!
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    Those are awesome. Unfortunately I can no longer tolerate being submerged in cold water without cramps and pain. During a failed course of GET I had access to a pool that was heated to skin temperate, that was much more comfortable!

    I would also prefer my underwater wheelchair to be motorized.

    Haha, particularly if there are any local legends about what lurks in the canals!
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