The Dysfunction Junction: Is There A Specialist In The House?

Image Description: a large cluster of smiley faces in the centre of the picture. In the background are multicoloured words against a black background like breath, here and now, accept, track, sense repeatedly printed in the background over and over again. Since the end of October 2016, I have been trying and failing to find … Continue reading The Dysfunction Junction: Is There A Specialist In The House?

The Dysfunction Junction ~ An Introduction

Image Description: a large cluster of smiley faces in the centre of the picture. In the background are words like breath, here & now, accept, track, sense repeatedly printed in the background over and over again. Welcome to The Dysfunction Junction, a series of blog-posts I am going to write as I try to figure … Continue reading The Dysfunction Junction ~ An Introduction

Audio Stimming: Postmodern Jukebox

In my family, Music is a big deal, and every Christmas I would make Mix-Tape Style CD's for my friends and family. Unfortunately, one of my parents would regularly work Christmas Day, and would listen to the CD on the way to work. My father is a walking encyclopedia on the History of Music. If … Continue reading Audio Stimming: Postmodern Jukebox

The Things We Don’t Talk About – Part 2

TRIGGER WARNING: This blog post will be discussing the following: Rape, Rape Culture, Sexual Assault and Child Molestation. Before we begin, I recommend anyone reading this post read the following: Raped On The Battlefield: What Male Veteran Survivors Know By Robert Evans Why I Kept My Rape By A Priest A Secret (And Can't Anymore) … Continue reading The Things We Don’t Talk About – Part 2

The Things We Don’t Talk About – Part 1

TRIGGER WARNING: This blog post will be discussing the following: Rape, Rape Culture, Sexual Assault and Child Molestation. The Things We Don't Talk About is going to be a series of blog-posts I'm going to be writing with the primary focus of Rape Culture and Sexual Assault/Sexual Abuse Experiences, I will also be discussing my … Continue reading The Things We Don’t Talk About – Part 1

NaNoWriMo 2015: Novel Research and Preparation

Just a short post today as I noticed I hadn't made a blog post for the entire month of September and I figured I had better fix that. Behold! As I've previously mentioned, my step-father died in March 2015, however he was born and raised in a small village named Kirkby Stephen in the United … Continue reading NaNoWriMo 2015: Novel Research and Preparation

My Social Skills – Part 2

I've been friends with my mate Robert for nearly ten years, since Secondary College and he's one of the few secondary college friends I've managed to keep in contact with. However, my mate Robert has Autism, mild Aspergers to be specific, and while early on in our friendship it did cause a few communication problems … Continue reading My Social Skills – Part 2

The Howl of The Black Dog

On the 5th of March, my step-father Norman passed away from a heart-attack, his passing, on the surface, appeared to be a sudden shock and still does not seem real. However, in retrospect, the incident of a heart-attack was simply inevitable, my step-father's male lineage is severely afflicted with stubborn men suffering and dying from … Continue reading The Howl of The Black Dog

Yearly Review: My Aim Needs Improving

On the surface, it would appear as though 2014 was not my most productive year: Goodreads Challenge Aim: Read 100 books in a year Achievement: 12 books read in 2014 Book Reviews: Aim: Read and Review all the books in the Old Kingdom series by Garth Nix Achievement: I managed to read and review three, … Continue reading Yearly Review: My Aim Needs Improving

My Social Skills – Part 1

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=P368_AsiMkA Welcome, this week's post is about My Social Skills and, most importantly, my Lack there of them. I'm not sure if I should turn this into a series, I certainly have enough material to do so, but I'll see how it goes, technically I'm not supposed to be posting anything at all and should … Continue reading My Social Skills – Part 1