Clouded Vision

Tanvir Naomi BushUncategorized 4 Comments

Today my eyes are full of smoke and cotton wool and just a short walk out of the house leaves me nervy and stressed.A middle aged American woman runs over to me ‘Excuse me, excuse me?’I think she is going to ask me about my cane or why I am lurching around instead of walking straight but she looks past my face…she is pointing at my feet.. At my sandals actually.‘Please’ she is desperate. ‘May I ask where you got […]

Fire!

Tanvir Naomi BushDisability, Visual Impairment 1 Comment

I finish my shift at Citizens Advice Bureau and head out into the wind whipped rain, my head down and all my thoughts on how behind I am on the script writing and then I notice that there is smoke all around me. I step up out of the underpass my heart racing, I can hardly see through the smoke…where’s the fire? I spin around…..it must be massive…..where are the sirens..where are the panicking crowds?