Society

I don’t want to belong anymore

I don’t want to belong anymore. In fact, more than that, I don’t want to want to belong anymore. It’s exhausting. I talk often of community, collaboration, family, connection and love. Yet, so often when I find and enter a community, no matter how lovely it seems, I find it built on division; on them and us. I cannot take it anymore. I am sick of people who hurt other people. I am sick of… Read More »I don’t want to belong anymore

Dear media consumers… STOP

Dear consumers and families I know it is tempting. I know it detracts from our mundane and sometimes exhausting lives. Watching and often judging the people who have seemingly more fortune than we do in either talent, or luck it seems. We covet the attention, the recognition and sometimes the riches and we take entertainment from observing things we will never have. ​ ​ But on a darker note we also take a slightly sick drop… Read More »Dear media consumers… STOP

The language of neurodiversity – an analysis

Autism, Spectrum disorders, conditions, disability, Aspergers, dyslexia, dyspraxia, dyscalculia, difficulty, deficiency, neurodiversity, neurodivergence, Neurodivergent, neurotype,  neurology,  ADHD, ASD, ASC, OCD, SPD, SLD, PDA, pathological. Not that long ago I started interacting with a new community. It started with ADHD and moved on to looking more widely at “conditions and disorders” that are based in neurology. In the “neurodivergent” community, there were so many letters and so many words and to be honest, two years later… Read More »The language of neurodiversity – an analysis

We are at war

There is a war happening. It is World War 3… … and hardly anyone has noticed. Do you remember when we used to say “I hope there is no WW3 because we will destroy the planet”. Well we were right and it is happening. The problem is that it is a War, not about land or oil or even religion. this is a War on equality. The War is being waged on the increasing rights… Read More »We are at war