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Coronavirus & Supermarket Workers

I collected my groceries by “Click and Collect” this morning, arriving on time. 8 am. For this venture, I wore gloves and a mask and kept my disinfectant at hand.…

Just me

Let’s have fun, let’s wear a wig…

If you’ve ever needed to “wear hair” you know Patti Joyce of Wigs By Patti’s Pearls. Her company stocks all the major brands and she posts youtube videos of herself…

The Writer's Life

Postcard of My Life

  Writing at 6.00 am and I suddenly need reminding of the coldest of cold for this scene. I want to hear another writer’s description, what they chose to pick…

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Night At The Theatre

1   My son’s illness arrived abruptly one evening with every sign of stomach virus: vomiting, exhaustion, sweating, terrible bloating and pain. I said, Ring the café and tell them…

art, career

What’s not on your CV?

  My CV is a long list of publications, teaching gigs and speaking events. It is barely more informative than the business card I never use, one that lists my…

Autism

How I Win (& Lose) for My Son With Autism

  Since Nick was diagnosed with autism in 1999, various education caseworkers have been assigned to him. There was a gentle man with a white goatee who retired to Yorkshire.…

work

Talent@War

  The supreme art of war is to subdue the enemy without fighting — Sun Tzu   It started with The War For Talent, McKinsey’s 1997 announcement that the world…

Autism

Neurodiversity & Early Intervention

    All human brains are similar in structure and function; it is the microscopic variation in how they connect internally, synapse to synapse, that defines our individuality and what we…