Autobiography

9 to 5

The working life of a high-functioning, late-diagnosed autistic...
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WORDS WORDS WORDS

In the beginning there was logos Said Heraclitus! In the beginning there was word Said the Bible! Sticks and stones Or words said The sadistic...

Jim

Poem about a young lad I once worked with at a special needs day centre...
Cherry

A Martian in the Closet

The response to my earlier post - 'Gift: A Son's Story' - about growing up with undiagnosed autism has prompted me to post this. I started to write a...
Cherry

Gift: A Son's Story (excerpt)

In May 2015, at the age of 56 - and after a lifetime of inexplicable challenges - I was finally diagnosed with Autistic Spectrum Disorder (Asperger's...

Happy You Have Her

It’s been a year and a half since our forever disintegrated into a never again. We reserve strangely formal virtual conversations for birthdays, for...
Gold cherry

Forwards

Thanks everyone for lovely encouraging comments- this is getting edited now for submission x
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Peter

Peter was one of the very first customers I ever pulled a pint for on my first day working in a local pub. For that I shall always remember him...

Heard in Wales

A couple of weeks ago I visited North Wales for the day and was reminded of a couple of anecdotes. The first one, unrelated to the area, I heard...