Monthly Archives: May 2015

Blind Voters

The UK parliamentary elections are just four days off. How can blind people mark their ballot slips on the 7 May? For most of my voting life I never gave this the slightest scrap of thought, but my recent experience … Continue reading

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Crossing the Bridge: Fear of Tumbling

I’m not scared of crossing bridges as such. Just footbridges, and especially this one. It’s at my local railway station and I need to go over it to get to London. There’s a specific anxiety disorder concerned with crossing bridges. … Continue reading

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