Road safety for judgmental halfwits

My neighbours stare and tut at me when they see me crossing the road (one neighbour once laughed at how I cross the road) but at least I look at what the traffic is doing when I cross. I once witnessed a neighbour who was crossing the road while facing the oncoming traffic; also, instead of looking at what the traffic was doing he was looking at me and shouting at me.


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 and Twitter at
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