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Help to Mobilise Me for Life

€210 of €1,500 goal

Raised by 9 people in 20 months

Greetings!
It is with trepidation, tinged with shame and slight embarrassment that I declare the following...After bad health impinging on my functioning and working life, and the 'need' to live rurally...I have found the home, and the functional place to exist, yet at the same time isolated myself regards public transportation or mobility.
This has now become exasperating, as my physical capablities lessen, my everyday needs become more difficult to master and well, a life, or access to get some kind of freelance work off the ground is thwarted...and it all essentially boils down to 1 overall simple thing...No Transport...

...Dorn at 48 years of age, has yet to legally and 
'fully learn how to drive!'

* You see at the time, living in Cities, who needed to drive?
* Owning a vehicle seemed a luxery to me.

Whereas now, it is a NECESSITY as below are listed the things I spend more energy panicking on 'trying' to do or 'arrange' ...

* Simple Shopping for Provisions
* Banks or Post Offices
* Doctors or Hospital Appointments
* Vets visits
* Networking for Freelance/or to find work

That is the Essentials...yet these 'normal' activities are impossible too...

* Visiting Friends/Family
* Attending Healing Circles/Temple
* Days out for change of scenery
* Driving to local beach for a walk
* Events or Workshops I could attend or Host
* Classes/College Courses
* Exercise Classes for strengthening my failing limbs

I gather you get the gist now...what is a normal persons day without thought, on auto-pilot, is impossible for me unless;

a) I move back to a city, which I cannot afford monetarily nor healthwise to do, thus do not wish to now I am finally in a place called 'home'.

b) I get myself a license, lessons and a moped say for starters...

...So now, due to the length between provisional license (Learner's Permit) renewel, it is now back to the drawing board, starting from scratch just like a 17 yr old! :-(

Requirements/Needed:

* A Theory Test - €45

* Learners Permit - €35

* An appointed paid in Advance Full Driving Test Booked (due to it being 3rd+ learning permit) - €85

* Required amount of EDT hours under driving instructor = 12. - €389 approx.

* Moped (as couldn't afford a car) - ? (€500?)

* Insurance - Averaging €250-300 (at a glance)

* Tax - Approx. - €70 (at a glance)

* Safety Gear: Gloves-Boots-Waterproof Jacket*/ Helmet** - *€185 inc.approx/** €149

Seriously, it's time running out on the leg mobility front, thus time to try and get motorised, less isolated and 'On The Road'...Let's do this!

I AM fully aware that there are folks out there in far worse circumstances, and I am not the kind of person to look for charity so:

Any donation of €1+ is sincerely appreciated...

Any donation of €25+ will receive either a Full Email Intuitive Tarot Reading or Distant Reiki Healing for their generosity! ;-)

I am not the sort to ask for charity, and I understand there are those out there far worse off, even in the average life circumstances, least of all those homeless or refugees, though I must start to open up my isolation, and my opportunities to live.

 

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Greetings!
Long slow process... snail. pace.
However, I have received the request to go in for the appointment, whereby I can retrieve a Public Services Card!
Yay, speeding up, the current delay, being that of 'in date photo ID' to make that first step possible, the Theory Test booking.
So...one step closer Folks, and gratitude is still abound <3
Blessings of Summer
Dorn
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Greetings!

Long slow process... snail. pace.
However, I have received the request to go in for the appointment, whereby I can retrieve a Public Services Card!
Yay, speeding up, the current delay, being that of 'in date photo ID' to make that first step possible, the Theory Test booking.

So...one step closer Folks, and gratitude is still abound <3

Blessings of Summer
Dorn
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Hi Folks!

Just letting you all know...the wonderful donations are remaining safely put by and not even touched as yet...as you read in the last update, as I went to book my Theory Test a long list of 'in-date' photo ID etcetera was required to accompany me...bugger I thought, I no longer have those in date...ensued panic...every which way to think the fastest approach...well, beings as I needed to renew, and change the name on my passport anyway (if the Brexit UK will still allow this ex-pat Brit to do) I may as well get that sorted...as a kindly offer was given to aid me in its fee and retrieval.

So, gathering all documentation presently, next stop is phone the Belfast Passport Office for a 1-Day Premium Appointment, then fingers crossed the process of renewal/changing name to the one I have used for the majority of my life anyhow with the addition of a pre-nuptial surname added, (now my professional Author name), is successful...then, and only then...(obviously the red suited figure time of year and the we all get fat turkey time gets in the way here)...I can book my Theory Test...Phew!
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Update:

Well the rigmorole! Seemingly since I do not exist currently with plastic photographic ID cards with current name, I must acquire one of these first just to use for ID purposes to 'Book a Theory Test'!
Lordy! My passport is years out of date with my old name, both spelling and surname to which may not be accepted as ID, plus I wish not that name used on the Certificate! (Delays ensue)
Bank Holiday here, next week I will ring to explain my dilemma to see if marriage cert, utilities bill, will suffice in name, but requirements are use the name exactly as is on a current photographic ID of which I have none.
Out of date by more years than passport is my old license learner permit.
So I now along with passport photos needing taking for this, license application, and passport application x2, need to ring and apply for a PSC which if I qualify (though already have an ancient version social services card) will get name I use matched to an official photographic ID.
Dang...how do people live off grid...I just let things go out of date a few years and I no longer qualify for a booking of an exam!! Anyhow Folks! Donations safely await their intended purpose, as I at snail pace progress onwards, ciao!
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€210 of €1,500 goal

Raised by 9 people in 20 months
Created August 12, 2016
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AW
€30
Aileen Wynne
18 months ago

Best of luck

DF
€25
Debby Flavell
19 months ago

Hope this helps a little to speed you on your way

€30
Anonymous
19 months ago
KR
€25
Kiran Rogers
19 months ago

Love you

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