Monthly Archives: November 2010

A man’s best friend!

I was told today that my first Guide Dog Mick had to be put to sleep this morning. His arthritis had got to the stage where he was unable to move freely and was clearly in a lot of pain. … Continue reading

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Burning for the Ashes

And so the battle is nearly joined. England will be playing Australia in the First Test of the Ashes Series in less than 2 hours and for the first time in my time as a cricket fan, England will have … Continue reading

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Can I come in?

By the time this post is published the Government will probably have announced its cap on migrants to the UK. As MPs now have to do before making a speech in Parliament, I should perhaps say that I have an … Continue reading

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Bang goes the door on improvements to audiodescriptions at cinemas

I was finally able to speak to someone from Vue Cinemas who took responsibility and explained what the situation was concerning the latest harry Potter film and audiodescription. Whilst she was very friendly and polite, I ended the conversation feeling … Continue reading

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How many of you will be watching Harry Potter this week?

Two days ago the latest in the Harry Potter films appeared in the cinemas on general release. As a big Potter fan, I have all the books in DAISY audio format and most of the films on DVD. I was … Continue reading

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Greetings

So, here goes my entry into the world of blogging. This will be a blog containing the thoughts of a lazy, scrounging layabout, if you believe our right wing media, or alternatively a blind, PhD student living on benefits. If … Continue reading

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