[…]I learnt a lot about college in my first year, and I thought I’d share some of these things with you.
Sometime in late August last year I posted a blog post detailing everything I’d bought in preparation for my first year of college. […]Although I did end up using the vast majority of what I bought in the end, I did give away a few things and bought things throughout the year that I hadn’t factored in originally.
I’m not going to go into great detail, but what I will tell you about my own GCSE experience is that I only took four GCSE’s in the end, and I still managed to fail two of them.
I broke up from college almost a month ago now, and although I’ve been grateful for this break and the opportunity to relax, there have been those inevitable days where I’ve been bored out of my mind, even though I’m usually quite good at keeping myself occupied.
If you talk to someone about Netflix, it’s likely they’ll understand what you’re talking about without you needing to explain it at all. Sometimes, there’s no better feeling than having a day on the sofa or in bed, binge-watching something on Netflix in order to relax.
As some of you may be aware from my previous post about hair bleaching disasters, my hair is never safe from my impulsive thoughts. And, even though I’d said that I wouldn’t dare dye my hair for another year after so many incidents in order to restore the damage I’d done to it over time, I just couldn’t help myself.
I think a lot of the assumptions made in regards to autistic people comes with a phrase often used by neurotypical people, which is “suffering from autism”. For me and many others, this simply isn’t the case. I don’t suffer from my autism in the slightest.
One of the first questions I asked myself after I received my autism diagnosis was, “Wait, so I have this thing, but what actually is it?”
It’s hard to understand why we even need awareness anyway, when a 2015 survey by the National Autistic Society revealed that 99.5% of people in the UK had already heard of autism.
This blog post idea came to me after Casualty and Holby City, two of my favourite hospital-based dramas, decided to cast autistic characters in episodes of their shows. I also spoke with a few college friends about my opinion after both these episodes had aired and realized how much my opinion differed from others, so […]