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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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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  • A jury of sorts

Is Justice Blind?

February 5th, 2018|

Not for the first time, I was recently called for jury service. The difference this time was that I wasn't told to go away because of [...]

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The Busy Body

October 25th, 2017|

It might have been Joseph Heller who said something along the lines that just because you are paranoid, doesn’t mean they aren’t out to get you. [...]

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You Are What You Wear

October 1st, 2017|

The young are all blessed with beauty. I admit that beauty is a subjective judgement. I think that my god daughter, who is keen on an [...]

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