Monthly Archives: March 2018

Poem On “Ability”

A couple of days ago I told you I had written a poem for “Audacity”? Well, I decided to let you read it and see what you think. I know it is a bit longer than most poems but I … Continue reading

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This Disabled Person Isn’t Going To Hide Any More

Every once in a while people surprise me. The kind of surprise I am talking about is when they do something I suggested – and credit me with the idea. The second bit is the important bit. I am not … Continue reading

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Why Your Personal Information Is Not Necessarily Private

I must admit that I have been following the Facebook/Cambridge Analytica story with some amusement. However, this may have something to do with the fact that I have spent most of the past month in a place where your right … Continue reading

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Why A Sight Problem Is More Expensive Than You Might Think (Or – When Vision Goes Down Prices Go Up)

Having my level of sight is an expensive business. I am not just talking financially either – the costs also apply to the (usually lack of) choices, time taken to do something, mental energy required to do something, etc. Yes, … Continue reading

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Positive Discrimination Is Still Discrimination (Or – Why Quotas Should Be Reserved For Inanimate Objects)

A couple of nights ago I took part in a fascinating discussion regarding women in Policing. The discussion got me thinking about the best way to ensure a representative mix of society in any organisation. When it comes to attempting … Continue reading

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Humans Versus Walls (Or – Corporate Versus Individual Social Media Accounts)

One of my favourite songs has got a lyric in it which I was reminded of as a result of reading a discussion on Twitter regarding “Corporate” Police Twitter accounts versus “Individual” Police Twitter accounts (held by individual Officers). The … Continue reading

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Why We All Need Space To Connect With Ourselves

Before you decide that a mere mortal like me should leave highbrow discussions on subjects like Psychology and Philosophy to qualified Brainiacs who have experience in such matters I would like to point out that I am speaking from my … Continue reading

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Medical Professionals Are Human As Well

What a week it’s been for me. I didn’t want to say anything at the time but the last two blog posts were posted from a hospital bed (WiFi is a very useful thing). If you want to know why … Continue reading

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Being Strong When Feeling Weak

Have you ever wondered what you would choose as your personal motto??? You know the sort which you see on old-fashioned family crests, shields, letterheads of certain schools and prestigious companies, etc??? I have found myself contemplating that very subject … Continue reading

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