Monthly Archives: November 2013

Winter Blues

The first sign of winter is not frost, not falling leaves, not dark nights. For me, the first sign of winter is the central heating breakdown. Outside, the temperature has dropped and the early morning light is soft and grey. … Continue reading

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Theatre Access / audio description

What a revelation! On Saturday another friend with VI and I went to the Birmingham Repertory Theatre to see a production of Moliere‚Äôs Tartuffe. I had more or less given up on going to the theatre and this was my … Continue reading

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Prostate Cancer Awareness Concert

Last week I was lucky enough to attend a Prostate Cancer Awareness jazz concert in the new Bramall concert hall at the University of Birmingham (UK). Professor Nick James, Queen Elizabeth Hospital, Birmingham, gave an interesting short introduction and asked … Continue reading

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