Monthly Archives: April 2012

Lazing on a Sunday afternoon (or eating out with Asperger’s)

As part of my recent birthday celebrations my boyf and I went for ‘Afternoon Tea‘.  For those outside the UK this is, I believe, a somewhat fancy English activity.  It involves three tiers of delicacies, which are eaten from the … Continue reading

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My new favourtie toy – The Tangle

This is my new fascination, The Tangle: They come in a pleasing array of colours and textures, and according to their website, are designed for a variety of uses from desktop puzzle to stress tool.  I first came across one … Continue reading

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Comment on ‘Asperger’s Syndrome is not an excuse…’

I read a post this morning that got me thinking (now removed, but was about someone’s concerns that a person they knew might be pretending to have AS), and what follows are my broader thoughts around this issue generally, not … Continue reading

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10 things not to say to someone with Asperger’s

Inspired by Therese Borchard‘s piece about 10 Things Not to Say to a Depressed Person, I thought I would write my own list of things not to say to someone when they tell you they have Asperger’s Syndrome (AS). 1. … Continue reading

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Why the internet is my best friend

And why I go stir-crazy when my broadband fails. Initially it didn’t occur to me to write this post because it seemed so obvious, but when I mentioned it to someone else and they seemed surprised, I realised that perhaps … Continue reading

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One of the advantages my Asperger’s gives me at work

Let me introduce myself, I’m the details girl! My Neurotypical manager and I make a formidable writing team because our styles are so complementary – she does the broad, conceptual overview, and because of my Asperger’s I enjoy focussing on … Continue reading

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Update on “Welcome to the desert of the real” – My journey with Asperger’s

A little while ago I reposted an article I wrote nearly two years ago when I was first diagnosed with Asperger’s, called “Welcome to the desert of the real” and said I would write an update at some point.  Here … Continue reading

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