Monthly Archives: May 2009

Kipling Bags

I know this is a bit random, but I’ve just this year discovered Kipling bags. They’re so versatile, functional, and, well, cool! the only problem is that they’re not cheap but they seem very durable so hopefully built to last. … Continue reading

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Manchester Piccadilly Station

Having written and complained in detail about this station last year, I’m pleased to see that nothing has changed and they’re still as unhelpful as ever! No assistance was forthcoming for us on Monday. There were two of us and … Continue reading

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MEN Arena – Manchester

Having exchanged several Emails with the MEN Arena about them not wanting to let a guide dog into the arena, I was quite nervous about going to the Jean Michel Jarre concert. The final agreement was that yes I could … Continue reading

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How Representative of our Society is Twitter?

Have just installed TWInbox onto my PC with its ability to search the public timeline on Twitter, so I thought I’d have a go. I entered the key word Blind into one search and guide Dog in another. Not very … Continue reading

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Loud Twitter

Does anyone know if there’s a way of filtering out people’s Loud Twitter entries from friends page? I find them so mind-numbingly tedious!

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Guide Dogs Application – Second Interview

Today I had my second interview for my application for a replacement guide dog. This interview was very dog orientated. What I require from the dog, the facilities I have for a dog, the type of environments I would be … Continue reading

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The Kindly Ones

I’m reading The Lollipop Shoes by Joanne Harris in which the main characters are witches. The child in particular fears “The Kindly Ones”. These are normal people who mean well and smother with their kindness. they reach out with kindness … Continue reading

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