STORIES: WORK

Jobs For The Girls

December 18th, 2019|

"Get a job with a pension" was the plea of Alan Pickering's' parents. He did. He became a pensions guru. Someone has to do it and [...]

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Your Point Is?

August 11th, 2019|

There's been a great thread on #Twitter about pointless #Braille. Can there be such a thing? Yes, but should the question be; in the digital age [...]

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Northern Delights

June 12th, 2019|

I've been to Gateshead, where despite the chill winds, skirts are still high. Northern women are tough, resilient to the elements but not without a soft [...]

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The Side Hussle

May 12th, 2019|

Nowadays it's not uncommon to have a job that is part of the grand scheme of your career as well as a job on the side, [...]

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Bowled Over

April 28th, 2019|

Now I'm alert to the risks that public parks present me with: stray dogs with large teeth that will "hound" you for your lunch or even [...]

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The Blind Assassin

January 20th, 2019|

My neighbour was kind enough to drive me to #Heathrow terminal five. It rose out of the Hounslow ground like the architectural jewel of an emerging [...]

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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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  • On the telephone

Hanging on the Telephone

July 31st, 2018|

The All Party Parliamentary Group on Eye-Care and Visual Impairment has just published a report on the state of eye care in the NHS. The heart [...]

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