This is a photograph that I took of Chew Valley http://alsdomain.weebly.com/free-reads/dundry#.WXsNubIrLrc from Dundry hill https://hereiamattheedge.blogspot.co.uk/2017/07/chew-valley.html#.WXsON7IrLrc a few days ago, while I was on the last of my long walks.
The reason this walk will be the last long walk I take is that in getting away from family rows, the reason for the walks, I have injured my right ankle to the extent I can no longer walk more than a few paces without severe pain. I expect that by October (my 61st birthday) I shall be in a wheelchair; I have been fighting this day for seventeen years, and the fight is over.
When I was told of my genetic inheritance, I expected to be in a wheelchair by the age of 50, so I have nothing to complain about. I have thought about this day many times over the years but how prepared am I to be dependent on others?