What a world we live in …

A gentleman who has one of the shops in the shopping arcade near my flat gave me an absolutely filthy look when I smiled at him yesterday. I was smiling because I was happy, because I had just got some bill-paying out of the way. If this gentleman doesn’t like disabled people being happy, and if he doesn’t like being smiled at by disabled people, then I pity him.

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About cometorachel

I am a stand-up comedian and writer who has had hemiplegia, a rare-ish form of cerebral palsy which affects one side of the body (in my case the right) since birth. I also have curvature of the spine. I speak German, Spanish and Italian just about fluently, French badly, and am currently learning Portuguese. I have been a vegetarian for many years. I am on Facebook at www.facebook.com/rachel.collinslister and Twitter at www.twitter.com/rcollinslister
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