As a youngster I was very uncomfortable around spiders, I don't think I had a phobia so much as having poor eyesight at the time I did not like the way they crept around and seemed to dart soundlessly from view to dark corner quicker than I could say . . . aaaaahhhhhh!
It was exciting and important news when I heard that I / we (ECL) were put forward for a project with the local train operator Greater Anglia to visit a 'train factory' in Switzerland (yes, you heard me) to input to the design of the next generation of trains for Essex, Suffolk and Norfolk.
Adjusting to home life can be difficult for older people or those with physical or learning disabilities and it can be both frustrating and upsetting for them to constantly need someone present in their home to take care of them.