Category Archives: Life

Bi Visibility Day 2017

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About free gifts – Part 2: Absolute tat

As promised, here’s part 2 of my guide to the best and worst free gifts. This part is about the shonkiest, crappiest free gifts. In no particular order, here goes: HORRIBLE LITTLE MASKS: At around the same time as I … Continue reading

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About free gifts – Part 1: The best things in life are (sometimes) free

As Luther Vandross and Janet Jackson almost sang in 1992, the best things in life are sometimes free. In a two-part guide, I’ll go through the best and worst free gifts – beginning with the best. (As everyone who knows … Continue reading

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Literature

I entered the Wolverhampton Literature Festival poetry competition with a poem about hemiplegia awareness. My poem addresses the issue of people, because of hemi symptoms , wrongly assuming I’m drunk / hungover / stoned – even though my GP and … Continue reading

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My 43rd birthday

So 2016 is finally over. The positives from the screwed-up year: I discovered that my Game Boy and all my games for it are still working, Thistle Weir Ladies (Partick Thistle’s women’s team, for those not familiar with them) won … Continue reading

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Old

Something that makes me feel old is when I see somebody with wrinkles and / or jowls and I can remember them when they looked youthful. (Indeed, in the case of bald Prince William, I can remember him when he … Continue reading

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What you can do about annoying phone calls

If you are frequently pestered by people ringing you about non-existent road accidents (I can’t drive and I’ve had these calls – in fact I had a call about some “minor road accident” this morning), non-existent insurance policies, broadband that … Continue reading

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