Monthly Archives: August 2016
Spinal Trap 3 – These sequels are getting increasingly shitty.
You may well be asking what the good old NHS was doing all this time. For a good few weeks nothing at all. I had occasionally been referred to orthopaedic surgeons for various things but they had all dismissed me … Continue reading
Spinal Trap 2 – No rubber ducks in sight.
So now I’m crippled. Temporarily, I hope, but there’s no doubt about it, I’m almost completely useless physically. I can’t drive, I can’t lift heavy weights, I can’t put socks or shoes on for myself, I can barely get in … Continue reading
Spinal Trap 1 – And so it begins!
With hindsight I’d been slipping discs in my lower back since the first year of secondary school. Before that I’d always had trouble sitting cross-legged, like they make you do every assembly, every school play, every time more than 2 … Continue reading
The Wrong Trouser Leg of Understanding
I’ve changed! Not much, just the title of my blog. The old name was never quite right, it didn’t feel comfortable, but I was struggling to think of a better one. Until now. You may well be wondering what on … Continue reading
Donald Trump, mental illness, and all that other stuff.
OK, so here goes. I’ve been tempted to write about various Big Issue type stuff for a while, but the news inevitably moved on while I was still distracted by what I laughingly call real life, and then it seemed … Continue reading