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StreetsOfRach @Gin_and_bones North West, England

She/Her ancient, eldritch, forest god in the body of a blind, chronically ill oddbod

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Joined Twitter 3/24/14


@enhughesiasm Lawns are a waste of good veg growing space, also moss lawns are things that exist and are beautiful
5/9
2021
@jamesdraper It's scrambled my brain a little @NeilLarrisey I'm actually pretty good, just trying to process some stuffThe thing I'm grappling with right now is the dawning realisation that I may have spent decades of my life trying t… https://t.co/wDZ8aNBMOdI have thoughts but my brain is essentially cabbage because of the migraine so I need to pull the threads of this another dayThis past year I have mostly existed in spaces that are friendly to me, my home my mother's home, my allotment, pla… https://t.co/heH5VdivLBThis is not a fully formed thought yet but I'm starting to think that many of my mental health issues over the year… https://t.co/OsElHC9Tvn
5/7
2021
@BlondeHistorian The only local candidate I could get accessible information on was the green party candidate, the… https://t.co/bQtFUNYWmA
5/6
2021
The cat was yelling outside because the chicken was sat by the back door and wouldn't let her in the house
5/2
2021
No 10s defense of Johnson is just embarrassing at this point which probably means that it's a distraction from some… https://t.co/VqoF3Q1Xtk
4/24
2021
Today I am grateful for the good painkillers the doctor gave me for my hormonal nerve pain because my body is feeli… https://t.co/vOROd3pV9n
4/23
2021
As horrible as today's experience was it did remind me that the problem is not my capabilities as a disabled person… https://t.co/lNsn3WmFqgI spoken to so many eye specialists over the years & apart from when I was registered they never ever even mention… https://t.co/ILM3UXsJe6I just realised that in the 17 years of seeing eye specialists today was the first time anyone actually acknowledge… https://t.co/QGrrOLotMcThis is the first journey I've made unaccompanied in over a year and I have regretsI was almost hit by a car jumping a red light on a pedestrian crossing, 3 cyclists have collided with me & I've los… https://t.co/oZuuLmrTS9Completely forgot I had an eye appointment today but it's a journey I've done a hundred times so thought it'd be fi… https://t.co/oGVyhYlrWI
4/22
2021
Blind achievement unlocked : successfully managed to lay all the new laminate flooring in the hallway with only one… https://t.co/2hF8OtLPs0 @pylonfan Fingers crossed for you. A lot of DWP workers aren't that up on disability & non means tested benefits so… https://t.co/29l1LaaXFb @pylonfan It's not supposed to be included in with universal credit claims as it's not counted as a means tested be… https://t.co/CumVPUFSLh @pylonfan I receive contributions based esa that isn't affected by my husband's income because it was awarded based… https://t.co/VlfYWkPOKwI mean, I can totally fist fight everyone, I think he means I shouldn't , which is fairThink I might have to put my piercings back in, I look too normal now, my neighbours have started feeling comfortab… https://t.co/WtOydq7zqO
4/21
2021
@brokendowngolf I never really think about them until something reminds me they're a thing & then it's all I want hah @brokendowngolf Didn't have my lens in and thought the brain was spaghetti hoops & now I have a craving for themThe vet sent our cats flea treatments in a box with her name on & the postman thought we'd had a baby
4/8
2021
This meant that I was now unable to get water for myself & this is kind of the disabled experience all over, an abl… https://t.co/CsQlM3yqiFWhen the HCA came in the morning to redo the water the nurse told her 3 times to fill the bottle because I was blin… https://t.co/kZdtlguB1oSomething very small happened when I was in a hospital but it really bugged me & I just worked out why. When on the… https://t.co/wRq0c8wq7O
4/4
2021
After a night of scans & tests the doctor believes I have developed another type of migraine to along with the horm… https://t.co/bUvyRH792K
4/3
2021
I think s year of limited interactions has shown my brain how exhausting it finds social interactions & it doesn't… https://t.co/2r1R3EIYLhLately all of my interactions with people who aren't family or chosen family leave me feeling out of sorts, kind of… https://t.co/2REMCeHHTJ
3/31
2021
I always think I'm doing pretty well & then I go outside
3/30
2021
Watching Moulin Rouge because I like to sing & get my heart broken @pylonfan It doesn't help that they send me a letter every year saying they've stopped paying me a benefit they pai… https://t.co/yYkNug1CvM @pylonfan The whole process of claiming disability is a nightmare, it took me 10years even with several doctors con… https://t.co/8CrHYS1EI2
3/29
2021
Noooooo just put my paintbrush in my cuppa @brokendowngolf You can never go wrong with a good coat though @brokendowngolf I had a coat just like that in the late 90s I wore it till it fell to pieces
3/22
2021
My neighbour has apparently been going around the allotment telling everyone I'm a 'psycho' not realising one of th… https://t.co/PiutUJf5qr
3/21
2021
If you can't laugh at the people in power then you don't live in a democracy
3/19
2021
- people are protesting because things are bad out there, should we look at how we can improve the country & maybe… https://t.co/2NIcuk2N1j
3/16
2021
You couldn't even see my face, I had a huge hooded coat & a mask on, just a blind woman out in the wild trying to get a bit of lunchCat-called from a van not 10mins ago walking back from the local shop along a busy road 3 minutes from my home. I j… https://t.co/gKS6wiGadbvigils took place all over the country last night that went ahead peacefully & unnoticed because other forces decid… https://t.co/dSaYe5i4qo
3/14
2021
We just want to be safe you fuckers
3/13
2021
When talking about disabled people we don't need to hear about non disabled people's perspective, nor white people'… https://t.co/nyU1iEwnPDWhy do we always feel the need to 'but what about' when talking about a specific group of peoples experiences or fe… https://t.co/fa5435eqWa @NeilLarrisey I've been assaulted in the middle of the day in 'safe' places, people like Davina can fuck offEvery woman I know, knows this tune, we have hundreds of these experiences big & small, we share the collective tra… https://t.co/EqXrffOHSAI've been constantly adjusting how I behave to avoid unwanted attention, agression & sexual assault from men since… https://t.co/zuQ5Q5egL2I've watched good men jump through mental hoops to justify the behaviour of their friends, 'they didn't mean any ha… https://t.co/sV4gOaCgq2Another tenant didn't want me on the site & spent two years harassing me, stealing my stuff damaging my plot & agai… https://t.co/35tT8Tm4EZMany many times I've been made to feel unsafe on site by male tenants and had my concerns brushed off by the men in… https://t.co/VE0ewjyIYMI'm the only woman on an allotment site, I've seen the way 'nice' guys will passively enable the behaviour of trash… https://t.co/9uq2ky2MzB
3/12
2021
We live in an age where you hold the total sum of human knowledge in a little machine in your pocket, if you are de… https://t.co/07OB6hP7TP
3/11
2021
@NeilLarrisey Don't think it doesn't make a difference because it does @NeilLarrisey Challenge other mens creepy or dismissive behaviour. If another man is doing something that is making… https://t.co/s9ppsQndmzFreedom of speech is not freedom from consequences, if you can deal it out you should expect to get it back
3/10
2021
I'm happy for them, more vaccinations the better but it smarts a bit when you're disabled & once again bottom off the pile.This vaccine rollout is so haphazard, mum got her letter but they want to book her in somewhere an hour away when w… https://t.co/HuFMIMeKmC
3/7
2021
Sometimes I think I'm ready to talk about something only to realise that, in fact, I'm really not
3/2
2021
@JenniferBair17 The UK vaccine rollout is a bit haphazard it's focussed on age & being in my 30s I'm not getting on… https://t.co/VJ1cldZ3Od
2/28
2021
The problem with chronic illness is sometimes you wake up feeling awful in a new way & then have to work out if the… https://t.co/zdgYGSUMLYAfter shielding for a year I've just found out rob & I won't be vaccinated until our age group, I'm blind, a transp… https://t.co/r0nrbvYC3i
2/27
2021
Most zoom meetings could of been a phone call or an email or even a WhatsApp group chat. You don't need to see some… https://t.co/IeTHGv8jTe
2/26
2021
@NeilLarrisey This is very disenfranchising as a socialist labour voter in the north west. I mean part of me is gla… https://t.co/yvfUjX3mHoFuck going on holiday I just want to be able to get an appointment with my bloody eye specialist and also maybe get… https://t.co/j6uTpPtL6b
2/25
2021
@brokendowngolf It's basically all flat packed, wood, paper, wire etc you get paint & glue & you make everything yo… https://t.co/ResmETRiXX @brokendowngolf I have a couple of these kits, the greenhouse and a couple of little houses they are so fun to build @NeilLarrisey Have you seen what they've done to the Liverpool mayoral candidates today? Definitely a centrist coup attempt there
2/23
2021
@NeilLarrisey I'd be interested to see which 'public' they are polling to get this ridiculous idea fromI think I'd probably care less about the legality of the procurement process if the items had been plentiful & fit… https://t.co/czGYTXYMLp
2/21
2021
I started weighing myself to keep track of the extent of my swelling prior to surgery and I'm a stone heavier today… https://t.co/1zZxIsQH39
2/20
2021
@pylonfan They are precious little nightmares @pylonfan He was a complete hooligan, hated kids which is why he ended up at the rescue but he loved adults & would… https://t.co/M0XmXihmei @pylonfan I had a rescue rabbit years ago that would flop very dramatically right in front of you to get attention,… https://t.co/pJUmLBsH9bSometimes you don't leave because you don't realise you are being abused, you just think you aren't good enough & need to try harder
2/19
2021
Tickled how an article tried to started a gen war saying gen z thinks millennials aren't cool & every millennial I… https://t.co/0fSWTn2KVf
2/17
2021
I've reached that age were I'm less free spirited sexy boho in my fits and more secondary school art teacher and I'… https://t.co/LDL76M9te1
2/16
2021
My 72 yr old father in law has covid, we initially thought he was having side effects from having his first jab thi… https://t.co/bbar2vlNzE
2/14
2021
Ngl I completely forgot that Prince Edward existed @_ofrt Ouch that sucks, it's potentially endometriosis I'm booked in for a diagnostic laparoscopy as soon as it's s… https://t.co/koWtiMMapJ
2/6
2021
Found out yesterday that the nerve pain I'm experiencing could be permanent if its left untreated for too long, so… https://t.co/xWRSASv5jU
2/5
2021
I lost many years of potentially well managed mental health because the 'experts' & 'professionals' wouldn't liste… https://t.co/UcFJ7Q9nurMy mood disorder was missed many times because they kept focussing on my disability and determined I was 'simply de… https://t.co/aoaZEJ0lQ8As a person who has been in direct contact with a lot of mental health services provided by this country I have a l… https://t.co/sBHTtOLpzpAs soon as your little smudgy heartbeat is spotted on that first ultrasound every decision that is made in your lif… https://t.co/CteWJlNPXZ"don't make this about politics" Everything is politics EVERYTHING, the quality of the air you breath, when your st… https://t.co/rmaE8Vpm5v
2/3
2021
@jamesdraper Damnit Jim @jamesdraper I'm a bit stressed that they aren't testing the bobbies who work Liverpool north as that includes Sout… https://t.co/OyQ4SehY5J @jamesdraper I feel like I swear more in real-life
2/2
2021
Burning nerve pain on a Monday morning is just plain rude
2/1
2021
@NeilLarrisey Tell them to get the fuck out of my wardrobe, cheeky shitsJust seen the new government covid advert and I hate it so much, how dare they! They failed again & again & again,… https://t.co/0RkO4cO1FA
1/30
2021
@johnneh This cheered me up today, thank you also Watson is goodest of doggosThese lives weren't lost they have been stolen, thrown away on the bonfire of 'economy'. Sacrificed to dragonsIf 'nobody works harder' than him then it is not enough that just Johnson resigns, the whole front bench must go to… https://t.co/Z5XT9qojA2Also 'hindsight' is quickly becoming a Tory buzzword , a non word, it doesn't mean what they are trying to make it… https://t.co/YAZ3IueBnpI'm so angry, the image of him sad faced, rumpled suit, messy hair is so deliberately choreographed to evoke sympat… https://t.co/oUuIzasmQo
1/27
2021

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