• Disability issues

    The Journey Continues

    Thanks for joining me! Good company in a journey makes the way seem shorter. — Izaak Walton I’ve been trying to get this blog going for ages.   I keep an ideas log where I have been trying out all the things I might write about.  The main thing is that I don’t want this to be a depressing place that people don’t want to visit. I had a blog years ago which I kept very lighthearted. I kept my MS out of it. It was all very new to me then, and I was trying to come to terms with being chronically ill. I did not want to be…

  • Politics - my view

    O my days (first published 10/10/18)

    Photograph courtesy of Slate Pictures This post was written last October after a long period of inactivity on my part. Rereading it now, it’s seems even more relevant. I thought I should repost it. Obviously those in government have changed since then. ‘Now I feel ready to write again but where to start? Brexit? Boris Johnson? Donald Trump? It’s actually all too much I’d be writing for hours and much of it would be boring and probably unacceptable. What I will say is this; when did we stop doing politics in the way we are known for? In other words when did we forget what democracy in this country means?…