Tag Archives: cerebral palsy

The not so Secret Garden

Quite frankly Colin needed a damn good slap In early November, I enjoyed writing posts about disability and the First World War – the long shadow it cast into the 1970s during mine and Jenny’s formative years. The positive images … Continue reading

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The card from my twin that made me cry

Hindsight changes everything An unexpected find – going through boxes of papers during our recent house move, I came across this card from Jenny. The card, written when we were 25, was an olive branch from the distant past. I … Continue reading

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Time to share our story

My disabled twin sister died in a fire Putting this into the public domain isn’t easy. It concerns a traumatic event of half a lifetime ago, and a close connection ruptured. It’s not something I’ve talked about with many people. … Continue reading

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