Category Archives: autobiography

What is most important? Reflections on support arrangements for people who are intellectually disabled.

Today, 26th November, 2014, something unusual has happened.  The national news of the day includes quite a lot of coverage of the abject failure of the health and social care system, and the government, to do what it was supposed … Continue reading

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Made by the railway – threatened by the railway?

In London for a few days helping out with the morning school run and catching up with daughter and granddaughter, I made an excursion to Ickenham in what was Middlesex, now in the outer London borough of Hillingdon.  Why?  It’s … Continue reading

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A strange little town in England

I found myself with the task of driving alone to Dorset to join the rest of my family for a holiday.  I would much rather go by train (5.5 hours) but we were staying outside town and unfortunately a car … Continue reading

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