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The letters landing on the hall floor sometimes get me up. If they are startling enough, I stay up. Today, one is from an official at Brixton Community Mental Health Centre. “We have received a request from a member of our team (no more than two) to meet with you.” The letter is signed by a female nurse therapist who will visit me at my home on Friday next.

I do not know whether to be more outraged by the sloppy grammar or the fact that someone-who isn’t even named-has decided I may be mad. I am bursting to ring…

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