Recovery after a Blunder

There are phrases that used to crop up due to my verbal blunders.  As I've become older my clumsy mis-steps tend to be followed by verbal silence and avoidance. You just put your foot in it... You'd think I'd learn. Well, of course I can learn. However my brain comprehends language linked strongly to visual … Continue reading Recovery after a Blunder

Telling my Ex I’m autistic

I invited my son’s father (Mr X) to join me in a drive to a buddhist meeting - he practises Nichiren Buddhism too.  He took a few days to think about it, saying he might need to work, then texted yes, he’d like to go in my car for the 45 minute drive. Why am … Continue reading Telling my Ex I’m autistic

About my Experience of Relationship Blindness (a long read)

One of my key difficulties, which I recognised in myself, when I started reading about adult autism was the friendships and relationship information. This is another area I can say, ooooh yes, I truly have struggled with this all of my life! From knowing myself and everything I’ve read, I agree that the way I … Continue reading About my Experience of Relationship Blindness (a long read)

Interview – autism at work, mutism, buddhist practise (long read)

I've copied and pasted my full interview by Jenna Gensic published in two parts by the website Learn From Autistics. Interview in full, originally published in two parts on Oct 9th & 16th 2018 PART 1 Jo Farrell is a British caucasian and UK-based mother (to an adult son), blogger, marketeer, amateur photographer, and practitioner of … Continue reading Interview – autism at work, mutism, buddhist practise (long read)