Over on twitter today I've been involved in a fab conversation with lots of other autistic adults. People have been discussing how they felt post diagnosis, which, particularly for those of us with late dx, can be a whole complicated bunch of things. And then people have gone on to talk about … [Read more...] about Thinking of self
When I started blogtember, it was to kick start my writing again. And it's worked - I've blogged every day in September. It also hasn't worked, because sitting at the kitchen table at 11 o clock at night, drooping with tiredness and yet not willing to go to bed because I haven't blogged isn't doing … [Read more...] about What's it all for?
When you mention home education to people one of the first questions (usually right after 'but how will they make friends?') is how will they learn to read? Or do maths? The answer to that is all sorts of different ways, to be honest. Some children just seem to acquire reading in the same way they … [Read more...] about Contemplating home education styles, with a Teach My Preschooler kit review.
It will surprise no one who knows me that I'm pretty much making this up on the fly :) (If you're wondering what I'm talking about, pop back to the first post about creative circles here. I'll wait.) What I have in mind is a situation in which we all support each other. The support each person … [Read more...] about Circle time.
I have written stories for as long as I can remember. I've never joined a writer's group. I've started drawing and painting and general art. But I'm not sure about the local art club. And there's knitting and sewing and crochet and spinning, costume to make and felt to, well, felt. Creativity is … [Read more...] about Opening a creative circle