Posted on March 27, 2013 at 12:10
Hi friends - I was thrilled to be named one of this year's two Age UK Internet Champions at an award ceremony at the Royal Society, London, last week. The trophy (see my Facebook page) was presented by the wonderful and kind June Whitfield.
I share the title with James Perry (92 from the Isle of Sheppey). We were selected because we have amazing stories of how we endured our own computing and internet challenges and are now helping and encouraging other older people to do the…Continue
Posted on March 26, 2013 at 16:10 — 2 Comments
The estate still suffers from a few negative people who do all they can to run down, criticize, mock and actually sabotage our project. Badly in need of a sense of humour a few months ago I nicknamed them the Death Eaters. One of them comes to events now - regularly - but don't get excited: he turns up with a sardonic smile on his face, counts heads (trying to make out the project is for a 'select minority' and therefore a flop) and leaves... Our innocent and optimistic workshop leaders…Continue
Posted on October 23, 2012 at 11:40
I'm about to be published in a new journal called 'The Newhaven Journeyman' (Eleusinian Press - see them on Facebook/Wordpress). A friend sent me the call for articles a few months ago, and when I read the motivation behind the journal and its aims, and list of suggested topics I was inspired to write. My article, entitled 'Sounds of the Rainbow' is about my lifelong relationship with Noise.
As a bipolar person, I am hypersensitive to sound, taste, smell, touch and light. I frequently…Continue
Posted on August 6, 2012 at 21:38