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Adapt Or Despair

Adapt Or Despair

Every time I think my hands are better, they get worse again. A couple of weeks ago I’d finally reached the point where I felt able to, well, do things. Type without constantly worrying it would hurt; write by hand whenever it felt like it. Illuminate a manuscript, paint a glass tea-light holder, play the fiddle for the first time in about a year. And okay, so my wrists still hurt sometimes and I knew I had to be careful,…

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Write-Oh!

Write-Oh!

Gybe-oh, mind your head, Did you hear what the skipper said? Oi, you there, hoist the sail, And you get on your knees and bail, Sail … into the lees (into the lees!) Into the trees (into the trees!) And stuff the cruisers up the mudbanks! We quant through green and slimy things, We row round and round in rings, We get stuck in the loos, ‘Cos we’re the Harriers cruise! Okay, so this week I’ve been away on a…

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