January 29, 2035. That’s the day the comet is scheduled to hit—the big one. Denise and her mother and sister, Iris, have been assigned to a temporary shelter outside their hometown of Amsterdam to wait out the blast, but Iris is nowhere to be found, and at the rate Denise’s drug-addicted mother is … [Read more...] about On the edge of gone by Corinne Duyvis
I thought I'd got away with it this winter. I thought I'd managed to balance creativity and activity, outdoors and hibernating, my ups and downs and that I was going to make it through this winter without my annual crash. I was wrong. Yesterday was a day too far. Despite … [Read more...] about Signs of spring?
You've probably all seen an asperger's or autistic sensory overload without knowing what you were seeing. It may have looked like a small child having a tantrum, maybe in a shop or play area. It's not a tantrum. It may have been a slightly older child having a strop, all flounce and bounce and … [Read more...] about Aspergers and sensory overload – my experience
Have you ever played 2048? It's a horribly addictive number tile puzzle game, you slide the numbers about and they double up when they touch matching tiles. You're trying to get to 2048, and of course if you achieve that, the target doubles. Did I mention it's horribly addictive? Just … [Read more...] about How to survive (and thrive) with a 2048 brain.
Thursdays are hard for me at the moment because I finally started attending an autism support group. Not a carers group, a post diagnosis group for myself, to help with aspects of living with aspergers. For me, and indeed many people with ASD diagnosis, autism comes with a high … [Read more...] about Autism, anxiety and mindfulness.