Thanks for sharing your experience. I have been working in the disbality and handicap field for 25 years and was regularly confronted with the question of social rehabilitation of people with mental illness. So, I am convinced of the great importance of sharing experiences between people who are often living in a great solitude and unable to speak…
The pictures of Middle Row, Lurgan, are remarkable, both have something strange. In the 1879 one, the ghosts moving on the the sidewalk and on the street. In the 1990 one, all the red cars in the same street on the same moment…
Photographs sometimes capture more than one reality.
Thank you for this article.
I knew that in most countries poor people were and are still criminalized by laws, because they annoyed “good citizens” in everyday life. But I never imagined that it could be for aesthetic reasons.
Thank you for your essay, Julia ! Thank you for enlightening the complexity of life. As a (french) sociologist, I think that we should work more often with biologists to explain reality, to go further than “nature vs culture”, individual vs collective”, “man vs woman”, etc, and at least accept that real life is more “nature and culture”, “individual…
Thanks for your post.
Many western countries needed a long time to end these degrading ways to treat disabled people.
Although the first laws for institutionnalized people were also passed in 1975 in France, thirty years after, you could still find some places where time stood still. Around 2002, I…
Thank you for this post, the sharp analysis and the concrete and valuable tips.
I hope I will be able to use all that in the new job I will begin in two months, in a french public service where I will be in charge of communication among other things.
I love to read your posts every morning, a good laugh, at least a large smile, that’s great to begin the day !
But this time, as I am concerned as a frenchman, I don’t agree with your title. A lot of french people, like me, give a f*** about your awful president.
My handwriting sucks too and I hate it : dysgraphic is the word. It was such a relief when I bought my first electronic typewriter, and some years later my first computer.
I hope I will be able to get your app. Maybe it will help me make peace with my handwriting. And maybe I will be able to fix it a little bit, like you did.