I just like flamingos.

“You have Enriched My Life”

A guest post in response to A letter to … my son, who has autism, for whom I’ll always do my best. Advertisements

18 May, 2015 · 5 Comments

Goodbye, Lilady RN

“I don’t do Facebook,” Connie would say whenever I would share the latest drama or dust up on that platform.

15 May, 2015 · 4 Comments

From a Fosterer: #Iamnotkellistapleton

A guest post by a foster carer on the attempted murder of Issy Stapleton. It is a plea to parents who need help to seek it – that the stigma … Continue reading

31 October, 2014 · 3 Comments

What Is Autism?

Taken, with permission, from What is Autism? by Nick Walker of All hyperlinks are my own addition.

3 March, 2014 · Leave a comment

Thank You Gay People and Legislators

According to Republican politician Susanne Atanus autism is because gay people and because same sex marriage,

23 January, 2014 · 4 Comments

Autistics Speaking Day 2013

The Pwd is a little man of very few words. Of those very few words, this one is my favourite:

1 November, 2013 · 1 Comment


The Pwd has been back at school for about three weeks now. Summer seemed never ending! It was a pretty hot one and, just like his mammy, the Pwd doesn’t … Continue reading

23 September, 2013 · 6 Comments

No Excuses

The day will come when I am no longer able to care for the Pwd. I know that.  What I don’t know are what the circumstances will be that will … Continue reading

19 September, 2013 · 23 Comments

A very short semi-ranty post

No, I haven’t tried any potion, lotion, juice, procedure, diet or milk from exotic beast to try to rid the Pwd of his autism.

5 August, 2013 · 2 Comments

Pwd’s 3 minute and 48 second School Report

First of all, a huge DIOLCH to Derek Bartholomaus, founder of the Anti-Vaccine Body Count.

22 July, 2013 · 9 Comments

Guest Post: Autism and Conversational Differences

Apologies for the gaps in posting. We’ve been doing a bit of building work and decorating here and the half term holiday crept up on us and went “BOO!”

31 May, 2013 · Leave a comment

Happy Valentine’s Day

Love to one and all. Hubby and I don’t do Valentine’s day so, for the Pwd, here’s the song that says so, so much about how he makes me feel. … Continue reading

14 February, 2013 · Leave a comment

I am Autistic and I am Tired.

One of the most popular posts on this blog is Steve Summer’s 10 Tips on How to Communicate with Autistic People.

25 October, 2012 · 12 Comments




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