Category Archives: Guide Dogs

Goodbye to sex?

Yesterday’s Daily Mail has an interesting piece by A N Wilson about the future of genetics and humanity. Wilson reviews a book “Like a Virgin” by a geneticist at Imperial College London in which the author argues that the future … Continue reading

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Ealing Beer Festival

Yesterday I attended the Ealing Beer Festival which took place in Walpole Park (http://www.ealing.gov.uk/info/200878/parks_in_ealing/658/walpole_park), and was organised by the Campaign for Real Ale (CAMRA). My friend John and I arrived at around 5:30 and left at approximately 10:50. Fortunately we … Continue reading

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Asault

I am still boiling with anger following the events of yesterday evening (22 June). I am blind and have a guide dog, Trigger who accompanies me everywhere. Under UK law guide and other assistance dogs are permitted access to restaurants, … Continue reading

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Stop Press bear spotted in London Office

One of the advantages of being blind is that I can take my guide dog, Trigger everywhere. No staying at home for Trigger while yours truly goes into the office to earn a humble crust, my four-legged companion accompanies me … Continue reading

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My New Invention

I have made an important decision. No I am not about to change career although I did consider becoming a pub singer (my singing abilities are surpassed only by the sweet lilting sound of a road drill) so the good … Continue reading

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A Walk in the Rain

Heaven has been watering earth with her tears more or less constantly today. Earlier this evening I determined to brave the elements and take my guide dog, Trigger for a walk, said stroll ending up at my favourite local which … Continue reading

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Man and Dog

What is that special bond between man and dog? To me it is almost impossible to express in words the connection which binds man to dog. Earlier today I sat gently rubbing the ears of Trigger, a lovely brindle labrador … Continue reading

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