Tag: access

Day One, Again

I’d lost track of how long I’ve been at this blogging thing.  But WordPress told me last week.  I’ve been writing at Gin & Lemonade for six years. Well. That makes me want to apologise that my last post...

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My Island Diaries: Mull

Wherein I get fresh air and new perspectives, remember promises and maybe change my mind. Edinburgh – Glasgow, holiday o’clock. Sarge turns on all the lights in our bedroom to make sure I am actually awake. We have...

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Going Home

‘Is the chair coming off?’ the bus-driver asked Sarge. ‘No,’ I said ‘I thought I’d leave the chair here and walk off myself.  Have a nice day.’  And I went down the ramp. Two more ramps and I was on a train to Glasgow.  As I dug...

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How To Get Free Beer

Last weekend, Sarge and I went to the pub (OK, two pubs) to meet with friends and prove that he had survived meeting my mother.  We left the first pub in search of another one with an accessible toilet. I spend half my life...

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Where Sweaters Go To Die

A few months after I got my favourite pen, my Dad packed it and the rest of my life into the car and drove me down to University.  As The Dixie Chicks blasted out of the speakers and through the open windows, I was as excited as...

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Kissing On The Stairs

I like snow.  When it’s falling outside my window, lit by street lamps and I’m inside, curled up with a book and hot chocolate, I love snow.  When I’m out in snow being pulled backwards and neither eight years old nor on a sled,...

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One Year Ago Today

This time last year, I was moving into my fifth flat in Glasgow.  I’d lived there since 2006 and had five addresses. The reason I moved so much wasn’t because I’m fickle.  It was because two of my five landlords neglected to pay...

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You talkin' to me?

I went to an interview type thing today.  This involved wearing something that isn’t a sweatshirt and getting on the bus. Now, regular readers will know that I am newish to this city.  And not the best with directions.  I travel...

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