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2 Comments on An Autistic Guide to Navigating Transport Issues
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An Autistic Guide to Navigating Transport Issues

It was a crushing, overpopulated corner of hell, and I promised myself I would never go into the situation again unarmed.

1 Comment on I was born to work in an office
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I was born to work in an office

I accept that this isn’t the kind of grandiose statement the great poets of our time will write songs about. But it is a huge, empowering revelation for me.

1 Comment on Clickbait Headline Culture – and why I’m angry about it
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Clickbait Headline Culture – and why I’m angry about it

I have lost count of the times a headline has flashed with a tagline that sets my heart racing and none of the details I need to actually understand the situation.

0 Comment on There’s too much to blog about!
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There’s too much to blog about!

There’s too much to write about, to think about, to be worried about. And it can be so overwhelming that I end up unable to do anything. 

2 Comments on An Open Letter to PETA
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An Open Letter to PETA

You claim to be against cruelty. And yet you will stand by and abet the cruelty that neurodiverse people face every day.

0 Comment on Sorry Not Sorry
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Sorry Not Sorry

I feel obliged to give constant apologies for existing as a neurodiverse person in a neurotypical world.

1 Comment on An ode to scarves and survival
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An ode to scarves and survival

In the end, there was simply too much to talk about. So I’ve decided to talk about scarves. 

2 Comments on The Autistic Hive Mind (or the inconvenient lack thereof)
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The Autistic Hive Mind (or the inconvenient lack thereof)

I hate to burst anyone’s bubbles, but I do not speak for the Autistic community.

0 Comment on So long, farewell, auf wiedersehen, goodbye…
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So long, farewell, auf wiedersehen, goodbye…

I sobbed as I delivered my speech. It was so cliche, I might as well have broken into a teary rendition of ‘For Good’. But it was all true.

2 Comments on Let’s talk about ‘Quiet Zones’
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Let’s talk about ‘Quiet Zones’

I don’t want to be an interfering busybody lecturing on the rules of the train carriage, but I’d rather be that than the meltdown monster I become when it all gets too much.