Monday, 13 November 2017


Prosaic versus poetic

Ekiwah Adler

Norman Perrin draws attention yet again to dread public squalor waiting to be found at the hands of the welfare system:

'Assessment'. Such a sordid word, with so many appalling associations. A barefaced front of pseudoscience. I cannot see how anyone can bear to utter it without a deep shudder.

'Both appeals heard by the same panel'. Against natural justice? Judicial review? Cheaper to buy the e-wheels oneself?

Bureaucracy. Jobsworths. Fairness. Humanity. Where stands the individual soul, the passion, the humanity? The poetry?

Inadmissible evidence

Poet Ekiwah Adler performs his 'Love song to my electric wheelchair':

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