Category Archives: Aspergers

Non-verbal Communication

As an Aspie, I tend to miss a lot of non-verbal communication. I know it’s there, and sometimes I can get a handle on it, but  generally all I get is what’s said. I know what non-verbal communication involves – … Continue reading

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I’m back

Right, sorry for the long absence. Some very serious shit went down at last year’s Edinburgh Festival, which nearly resulted in me completely losing my mind. Anyway – due to my so-called family’s complete inability to empathise with me and … Continue reading

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State of Mind

I am disabled: I have a neurological condition that severely inhibits my ability to recognise non-verbal communication, increases my anxiety in new social situations or with large groups of unknown people. I am not registered as disabled: I claim ESA … Continue reading

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The Marvellous Super Zeroes

How many superheroes with lame powers does it take to change a lightbulb? One, but if you’re smart you’ll do it yourself. The Marvellous Super Zeroes, the latest piece from the Drama & Theatre Crafts workshop at Specialist Autism Services, … Continue reading

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Why?

Here’s the end result of what I started pondering on a few weeks ago. It seems to me, most people tend to go through life vaguely satisfied with how it’s progressing, only seeking to change said progress for what they … Continue reading

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Women

As I was signing up to another dating site recently, I realised that I don’t actually have many photos of myself, and almost none of me being “normal”. Practically the only photos I have of myself are group shots (not … Continue reading

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Brian

About Me I was born in the Midlands, bred in the home counties, raised in Yorkshire and went to University in Edinburgh, where I studied fencing and drinking at QMUC. I dropped out in May 2000. I returned to Yorkshire … Continue reading

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