Monthly Archives: September 2017

Drawn To Coney

Lily, Leftwing Idiot and I spent this morning at Coney Island on the edge of Brooklyn, in fact on the edge of the United States. Coney’s a coastal area with fun fairs, beaches, arcades and the enormous expanse of the … read more

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Writing It Out

It’s 4.27am.
The castle is still.
I am not.
But I never am.

The room is gently lit by my bedside lamp, and now by the glow of my computer screen as I type.

The garden outside is lit by … read more

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Bringing Back Bath Time

As a child I used to have a bath every night. We didn’t have a shower when I was little so soaking in the tub was a regular part of my bedtime routine.

But I don’t often have baths any … read more

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Brown Envelope

I knew it would happen sooner or later. I’ve watched friends go through the same difficult and time-consuming process over the last few years, and I knew my turn would come.

Today’s post brought a brown envelope from the Department … read more

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Dark Hours

Edinburgh was amazing – but intense.

The workshop at Shakespeare’s Globe over the weekend with creatives with Tourettes was awesome – but tiring.

And my first session of Hydrotherapy yesterday felt really good – but required lots of concentration.

I’m … read more

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Colour Wheels

My love of wheelchairs is no secret, and it extends to accessories as well – in the past I’ve written with great excitement about new wheelchair bags and push rims.

For the last few days I’ve been preoccupied with … read more

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Pigs in the Mail

This morning a crumpled envelope covered in stars made it through the castle’s letterbox. It looked as if it’d travelled a very long way indeed.

I was intrigued, and when I opened it I squealed with excitement. It was instantly … read more

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