Hair. Long or short? When you have short hair, you want it long and flowing like a Timotei advert and when its long, you want to whip out the scissors and create an elfin look. Coincidence or not after having both my boys I decided to go short. I would love to say it was … Continue reading The Long and The Short Of It.
The changes in technology over the years has made life for people who stammer a whole lot easier, but at what cost? How many of us of an older generation pretty much never used the ‘house phone’? With the fact now that pretty much every person over the age of 10 has a mobile phone, … Continue reading App-arently it’s a good thing….
Today has been shall we say, trying.... Dropped Kieran to childminder and was running abit late so thought I should catch the train... No feckin car park spaces left at all anywhere near the bloody station, like I mean people parked anywhere and everywhere and no place for my Zafira. So have to drive to … Continue reading Today Has Been A Little Trying…..
I stammer. Sometimes hardly ever. Sometimes lots. I wrote the following blog after giving a speech at the House of Commons at the Employers Stammering Network event supported by the British Stammering Association. It was posted previously on a great website Intandem http://intandem.co.uk My stammering is my natural pattern of speech, and having … Continue reading My Sunflower Speech
Kids can be so cruel without knowing. Today I weep for a little 6 year old boy who stammers. His mum wrote on a support group site some time ago. He was speaking out in class and got stuck on his words, normally he is fine but it is coming up to his birthday and … Continue reading Some Teachers Just Get It Right
'The best laid schemes o' mice an' men Gang aft a-gley' When I turned 40 I had plans, quite big plans. I wanted to travel. I had stuff to do, places to go, people to see. I had joined the British Stammering Association the year before and had my confidence restored. I had attended one … Continue reading Not Quite What I Expected….