Monthly Archives: November 2014

NaBloPoMo

At the beginning of this month I set myself a task of posting a blog a day as part of NaBloPoMo, or National Blog Posting Month. This period included a long holiday in Tenerife, and my return to the chill … Continue reading

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Promises

Unkept, unheeded, Bitter words bring icy winds: Broken promises.

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Special School #3

The boarding school for disabled children to which I was sent, aged eight, was an Elizabethan mansion with a lake, a river, and it’s own walled kitchen garden. It was quite different to the terraced house I was used to … Continue reading

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Tides #2

Relentless tides push, Wash clattering stones away. Crabs dodge, sheltering.

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Listen

You said you’d listen, But half my words go unheard. ‘What was that?’ you say.

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No hiding place

Anti bullying week is finished now, but here’s more about the bullying I received from other disabled children at ‘special’ boarding school: I passed the eleven plus, Alone, of my peers. ‘Professor’ they called me. That was all. Well, no, … Continue reading

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Special school #2

Earlier this month I posted about my arrival, aged eight, at a ‘special’ boarding school for disabled children. Some of my friends / readers said they’d like to hear more: so, be careful what you wish for! Rigid callipers locked … Continue reading

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