Monthly Archives: May 2007

Mutual Friends – What a Disaster!

Was reading back over previous entries and realise that I never updated this journal on how I got on with the Mutual Friends website. Well, it was an absolute disaster. I think I made contact with about 8 people in … Continue reading

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Obligations as Blind Shoppers?

Thoughts after a situation in Marks and Spencer recently. I was standing at the customer services desk in the food department having asked for assistance. In front of me there was another blind person, a gentleman. His assistant arrived first … Continue reading

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First 24 Hours

Have done 24 hours without a cigarette. Last night was difficult and I found myself eating chocolate. I think the evenings will be worse to be honest. Its not so difficult during the day as we’re not allowed to smoke … Continue reading

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Getting a Grip on Life

I have one more packet of cigarettes left, and when its finished I’m going to give up. I mean it this time. I also intend to lose some weight. I’ve lost five and a half pounds in the last three … Continue reading

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Package Holiday – Uncharted Territory

I’ve booked a holiday! One week in Kalamaki at the end of September. My travel companion is also visually impaired, and to be fair, Thomas Cook have been excellent at this stage about organising assistance for us at the airports. … Continue reading

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Why do Motorosts Never Stop for Pedestrians in the Rain?

Picture this. A bright sunny day. A pedestrian standing at the roadside waiting to cross. Often cars will stop and drivers will even call cheerily out of the windows that it is OK to cross. Everyone is all smiles. Now, … Continue reading

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