212016Dec

When I Had No Socks

When I was eighteen years old, I lived on a kibbutz in Israel for seven months. One of my favourite aspects of this alternative life was the freedom to walk around in bare feet for a lot of the time I was there. It was fantastic! There is something so wonderful about simply not wearing…

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82016Dec

Eyes to See…

I have been wearing glasses for more than twenty years now. When I was first diagnosed, the optician told me he couldn’t believe my severe stigmatism hadn’t been picked up much earlier, as a boy at school. I’ve worn all kinds of glasses since then. Chunky, wide frames (or so they seem now compared to what…

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