Category Archives: disability

Like a One-Armed Sausage Maker

This weekend I made my second batch of sausages.  They turned out better than the first batch did.  Very tasty.  However, the texture is still not quite right.  I have concluded that breadcrumbs are not the best ingredient, no matter … Continue reading

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Ah Me, Ah My

Life is full of little difficulties when one has only one fully functional arm.  I have a steadily  increasing appreciation of the problems facing the metaphorical one-armed paperhanger. Tasks such as hanging a calendar, putting things in high cupboards, cleaning … Continue reading

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Rocky Gully Ride 2014

The guys gathered again on Friday night for s barbecue and a swag night at Sue and Roy’s but I stayed home that night having been a bit poorly on Friday. Something I ate on Wednesday night.  Free food can … Continue reading

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Ecstatic

The phone rang. On the line was Marion Kind, PA to Dr Niel Openyouup. “I am making up Dr Openyouup’s surgery list. Do you still want your arm attended to, and are you happy for Dr Openyouup to be your surgeon?” … Continue reading

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Arms and the Man

Dad asked if riding to Bindoon and back was an indication that my arm is better. Sadly, no. It is just as dysfunctional as ever, and will remain so until the muscle is reattached.  It is mere good fortune that … Continue reading

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Bunburying

Not a reference to The Importance of being Ernest. Well, OK, it was, but a poor one.  The sick friend is me.  I had a day off work to go to Bunbury today.  I had a surgeon to see.  The … Continue reading

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Hangin’

There must be something about holidays.  Last time I had a break, riding north with Dave, I injured a knee on the first day and spent most of the trip nursing it.  This time, a week before my trip East, … Continue reading

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