When the representation [of a country] is fair and equal, and at the same time vested with such powers as our House of Commons possesses, a Kingdom may be said […]
I’ve never felt more suffocated than when surrounded by the crotches of 30 hungry tourists.
It’s incredibly hard to explain to someone who hasn’t been paralysed just exactly what it feels like.
Blue orchids. The moony whites of her smiling eyes in the darkness. My reflection in the back of a teaspoon. Words, making their way to the yellow-tinged edge of the […]
I let the MRI Machine of Certain Death consume me and whiled away the following hour of clicks and buzzes and whirring, wondering where the paralysis would stop. How long until my arms are numb?
People often ask, “What did you come back for?” as though I escaped a prison and willingly returned to its suffocating cells and iron bars 3 years later. They ask […]
6 months ago I moved to Scotland and the idea was that my medical notes would come with me detailing various test results and specialists appointments and referrals and medications […]
I think it was flouncing around in a giant fleecy poncho that started it. Or perhaps this article about David ‘wank-stain’ Cameron reviving his Big Society bullshit. Whatever it was […]
A while ago I wrote that returning to the UK from my travels in Australia and New Zealand wouldn’t be the last time I threw my life into a rucksack […]
Floating at 37,500ft, admiring snow capped mountains below, rediscovering Sigur Ros on the free inflight entertainment and enjoying a healthy sized gin; it was surprisingly easy to let go of […]