The book is a short inspirational tale of the adventures and experiences of a polio survivor from the early 1950's. The book is full of amusing anecdotes exploring the first 50 years of his eventful, and certainly not boring life. This is living life to the full in spite of a disability. Peter was unfortunate to be one of the millions world wide who became infected by Polio in the early 1950's. Peter was initially totally paralyzed by the illness and in spite of his doctors reporting that he would never walk again, and probably not sit up, has gone on to live a very full life. Peter is partially disabled but this has not stopped him from participating in a wide range of activities.