STORIES: LEARNING

Spontaneous Combustion

December 2nd, 2018|

A conversation about unemployment rates amongst disabled people of working age reminded me, not only how lucky I have been, but of the sheer lunacy of [...]

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A Fugitive From Justice

October 22nd, 2018|

Being a fugitive from justice is a stressful experience. I know, because I experienced this. I experienced it briefly, just for a nano-second, in the REM [...]

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All Teched Up

October 11th, 2018|

I love technology: I love the oven, the kettle, the toaster. I loved the TV I grew up with. That's the one that had an enormous [...]

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Biff, Chip, Kipper and Me.

September 16th, 2018|

My picky friends have pointed out that this blog is full of idiosyncratic spelling mistakes. I plead visual impairment! Early attempts at reading were centred around [...]

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Everything Is Confusing

June 2nd, 2018|

A nice woman came to my house to begin the process of long cane training. I was tense. She introduced herself with a name that sounded [...]

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I’m Not Cross

May 1st, 2018|

Each time I’ve gone to vote, I ask where the large print ballot paper is that every polling station is obliged to display by law. It’s [...]

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Independence

February 10th, 2018|

A friend of mine told me that I was too independent. I didn’t say so, but bunkham. So, I got to thinking about the concept of [...]

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