WARNING: I Am Autistic

I recently heard that somebody was, and I quote, 'warned about my illness'. This upset me and sent me into a spiral of hating myself and my Autism for a number of days. Is my Autism an illness? In the Oxford English Dictionary the noun 'illness' means, 'A disease or period of sickness affecting the …

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An Autistic Christmas

The streets are filled with cheer That's what they say Unbearable noise is all I hear Making it harder than the normal day   Look at the pretty lights Over there on the tree It's a painful sight For no one but me   It's the most wonderful time of the year The phrase I …

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All hail, Anne Hegerty

I have watched I'm A Celebrity Get Me Out Of Here every year since I was young. I find the trials fascinating and I suppose in a way, seeing how humans interact with one another equally interesting. I have felt particularly captured by this years series thanks to Anne Hegerty. Anne has voiced her diagnosis …

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Life update

I haven't posted in SO long. I have taken on a lot the past few weeks and for my own well-being my blog sadly had to take a back seat. I began a college course, embarked on a new career, started tap dancing lessons, turned 22 years old and have been training to run a …

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Holding it in

I have just finished watching the second series of A Typical, a Netflix show based around a young boy, Sam, who is on the Autistic Spectrum. I adore the show and it is a portrayal of Autism which I relate to, not just through Sam, but through his sister Casey too - it reminds me …

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Interviews

Firstly, I apologise for not posting in a few weeks. I have had personal matters keeping me busy - I will not bore you with the details. One of the biggest updates I can give you is that I have been offered a new job. To be offered this job I has to attend an …

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Back to school

Returning to school after the summer holidays was always a tough time for me. In primary school it meant being assigned a new teacher, one which I was unfamiliar with. I distinctly remember the morning I was due to begin Year 5 having a melt-down over the thought of a new teacher. I did not …

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