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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Autism and the Arts

I recently read a comment about there being a strong link between Autism and the arts. I have been unable to stop thinking about this point since. It is known that Autistic people can have extremely high IQ's, leading to them excelling in subjects such as Maths, Science and Technology. Proof of this is exampled …

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