Participating in research

One of the  more satisfying things that I do, from time to time, is participate in research surveys offered by the Autism Research Centre at Cambridge University in England. Their volunteer form is here. It’s available to people with autism spectrum disorder worldwide so long as you have a diagnosis from a qualified medical professional….

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Being a Mum

I know it likely bothers some people to see me write it Mum, but that’s what I’m used to, being Canadian, as opposed to Mom. My British roots showing I guess. I became a mum later in life than I wanted. We were trying for a while then I needed to have treatment with IVF…

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Had a wonderful laugh last night

I had a wonderful laugh last night watching Youtube videos of the Late Late Show with James Corden and his quick review of certain movie star careers.  For instance this one I’ll link Samuel Jackson He’s done others with Tom Hanks, Arnold and Tom Cruise. Very very funny. Had me laughing my head off. Tim…

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Inspiration

Where do we get inspiration from? I get it from my husband Tim who’s always cheerful and wonderful and hard working. My two beautiful daughters who are smart and cheerful and wonderful and resourceful. My parents. My mum will be 89 in early September. She’s still going strong although having some health issues. My dad…

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A post by Ronnie Pinder

Through Twitter I found a fellow by the name of Ronnie Pinder, an English fellow who was diagnosed with autism at the age of 45. He’s written an article about it here It’s all too painfully familiar not to bring tears to my eyes to read his story. How many of us are out there?…

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Latest music fad of mine

One of my latest music fads is the band Kobra and the Lotus. A Canadian metal band but that isn’t screamy, death metal sounding. Just good solid heavy rock sound with great lyrics, good music. They just signed with Napalm Records which is great for them, for sure. A new double album is just being…

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