Think before you stare or taunt me

I spoke this morning on the 96FM Opinion Line programme with PJ Coogan about the problems I face in my daily life as someone who looks different. The chat followed another speaker, Jessica Ni Mhaoláin, who wrote a blog about the dos and don’t’s of albinism. Her blog is well worth checking out. I’m glad to say Jessica and I are friends. We connected on … Continue reading Think before you stare or taunt me

David Carr’s spirit of generosity

I was awoken by a text from a friend to tell me the shocking news that New York Times columnist David Carr had died. Hard to believe such a wonderful journalist and generous character is gone from the media landscape. I wrote about Carr before because I have a tenuous connection with him. No, I never met him, although I did get to hear him speak at … Continue reading David Carr’s spirit of generosity