A cold, rewarding election that still makes me hopeful

I guess when I look back, one of my overwhelming memories of the selection will be of cold. A December election is a very different prospect to Britain's normal habit of having them in May, particularly if, like me, you've smashed your spinal cord and are particularly susceptible to changes in temperature. That, of course, … Continue reading A cold, rewarding election that still makes me hopeful

Medium article – the day I broke my neck

Originally published on Medium.  Original story here.   The day I broke my neck Newly injured by the roadside, Eastern Sri Lanka, September 5, 2006 [Reuters] When I woke, the engine noise was gone. So, judging by the light, was the tinted windscreen. My face was hard against the minibus dashboard, I’ve lost my glasses and … Continue reading Medium article – the day I broke my neck