3003, 2020

Lockdown is Life

By |Categories: Attitude, Autistic, Change, Die Happy, Faith, Fear, Happiness, intention, Takiwātanga, Uncategorized, World Domination|Tags: , , , |4 Comments

Disclaimer: Staying home saves lives. Do what you need to do to get through this: for some people that will mean cleaning, for some that will mean creating, and for some that will mean sleeping, eating, or gaming. There’s no [...]

2204, 2019

Does This Candy Make Me Look Autistic?

By |Categories: Faith, jellybeans, The Jelly Bean Crisis, Uncategorized|Tags: , , |1 Comment

22 April is Jellybean Day. Any excuse to talk candy! A friend sent me an article about a late-diagnosed Autistic, and this part jumped out at me: "Emma's childhood was marked by odd behaviours that concerned her mother, but were dismissed [...]

2802, 2019

Diagnosis for Grown Ups (Maybe)

By |Categories: Anatomy of, Autistic, Change, Die Happy, how to do anything, intention, Takiwātanga, Why|Tags: , , , , |1 Comment

Alarms are going off. Maybe someone says something and you brush it off. At first. Maybe you see a character that resonates, read a book that clicks. Maybe it's someone else's diagnosis. A friend. A family member. Your child. So, [...]

3012, 2018


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Have you seen it? In the shops, in the streets, on the screens? Everything is so. Bloody. Shiny. Don't get me wrong - it's beautiful. Mesmerising. Twinkling. But exhausting. I've been out more than usual the last month or so [...]

1209, 2018

Why can’t it just be about the skating?

By |Categories: Army, Cake, Change, Feel Good, Happiness, Honesty, intention, Uncategorized, World Domination|Tags: , , , |0 Comments

This line in I, Tonya so perfectly describes for me the frustration of being judged by your ability to fit in, rather than your ability to do the work. In the scene, Tonya is frustrated at being blocked for success in [...]

1306, 2015

Come for the Giggles, Stay for the Ists.

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Here's the story: A Nobel Prize winning scientist commented that "Three things happen when they [women] are in the lab: you fall in love with them, they fall in love with you, and when you criticise them they cry.” Now, [...]

705, 2015

The Point

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Okay, so I'm at the end. Two months into the one month challenge (ha). For me, it's been good to have some structure around blogging. I still struggle with the point. Time is precious, and writing time is super precious. [...]

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