‘The Human Swiss Army Knife?’

I’ve owned a Victorinox Swiss Army penknife like this since a school trip to Switzerland more years ago that I care to remember. Over all of those years I’ve used it a lot, or rather I’ve used most of it a lot… When I was looking at it a few days ago, something struck me, … Continue reading ‘The Human Swiss Army Knife?’

‘Trump and Disability’

If Donald Trump were food he would be Marmite. The world, and America in particular, is divided between those who love him and hang on his every word, and those who still can’t quite believe that this man is the President of the most powerful nation on earth.  Whatever your position on Trump, the unavoidable … Continue reading ‘Trump and Disability’

Acceptance is a choice

Acceptance (noun), defined by the English Living Dictionary as; 1. The action of consenting to receive or undertake something offered. 2. The process or fact of being received as adequate, valid, or suitable. 3. Agreement with or belief in an idea or explanation. 4. Willingness to tolerate a difficult situation. Acceptance is a word that … Continue reading Acceptance is a choice

‘All You Need Is Love’?

Since John Lennon wrote this iconic Beatles song 50 years ago, there has been a fair amount of speculation about what it means, what he was trying to tell us… “There's nothing you can do that can't be done. Nothing you can sing that can't be sung. Nothing you can say, but you can learn … Continue reading ‘All You Need Is Love’?