I used to consider myself left-handed because I write with my left hand, something I certainly cannot do with my right. Yet I would be quite unable to use any of the ingenious knives, peelers, rulers, specially designed for left-handers, she describes. Writing is the only thing I can do with my left hand. In every other respect I am completely right-sided. Parents beware - perhaps the issue of left- or right-handedness is not simply one of either/or.
Dr MARK LARRAD