7 hours and 400 miles of Hell.

7 hours and 400 miles of Hell.

Ok, perhaps not hell but it certainly will not be fun. On Friday I’m off up to Scotland to see my parents. I don’t drive so taking the train (or at least trains plural), a cross London multi-hop stage, then a long stage from Euston to Carlisle before the last train to Dumfries (the biggest …

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Why I feel people hate me before they’ve ever seen me!

Why I feel people hate me before they’ve ever seen me!

One word. “Atypical” Netflix’s latest offering is a “Dark comedy” about a young 18-year-old male growing up on the Autism Spectrum and trying to get a girlfriend. Ok.. sounds familiar (well apart from the elephant in the room that is the fact I wasn’t diagnosed Autistic until I was 46) “perhaps this could be interesting” …

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The Discovery

The Discovery

Wow. this is almost exactly the same process I went through. The experiences at school, the feeling of hopelessness, the panic attacks, the slow drip drip of realisation that you share similarities with descriptions of people in books and on the internet. The fear of going to the doctor with your “theory” and getting validation. …

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