‘The doctor told me yesterday to cut my sex-life down by half. I said ‘what half should I cut? Talking or thinking about it?'”
The city had beIten hit particularly hard by the worldwide recession; there was mass unemployment, malnutrition, economic panic and simmering political violence. “Might as well have a shag then,” Auden concluded.
Ian Dury of the Blockheads fame is heavily featured here as a disabled man made good because people saw the REAL PERSON and not the overlay of Labels that are frequently attached to disabled people.
Falling in love, real friendship break the spell of disablism where you see the REAL person and become a fan!