Monthly Archives: October 2012

A bad hair life? Meltdown.

A bad hair life So yesterday became a strange and uncomfortable one. I still haven’t had my hair cut, but do have some optimism about getting it done next week, when the colleges reopen after half term. College salon equals professional cut, under watchful eyes of tutors. They’ll probably fall over themselves to make sure […]

Executive re-style please

So today I have time to myself. Husband goes to work for a few hours and I go into solitudinous mode. But what to do? What needs doing? Oh nooooo… Here be dragons. Everything needs doing. From cleaning the bathroom, (which really does need a clean, really, like soon), to doing some washing up, checking […]

Reflecting on empathy

Responding to a Film by someone Autistic Monday 22nd October 2012 OK, another outpouring: I’ve just seen this short film for the second time; it’s called ‘In My Language’, by a woman who is autistic and does not speak. Her name is Amanda Baggs and she uses the pseudonym ‘silentmiaow‘ for Youtube Posts, here is […]