Theoretical attitudes — 2 Comments

  1. But after all that, Nicky was still their son, their flesh and blood……Real friends of the couple would have I’m sure accepted Nicky, but on reflection I suppose it was thirty years ago, attitudes have changed…..

  2. I remember it was ‘International Year of the Disabled’ that year – the slogan was ‘the disabled are people’. It would be hard to imagine now that such a point would need to be made.

    It’s hard to know what goes on in people’s heads. Looking back, I wonder if the parents didn’t cause themselves huge pain.

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