Part 47: Opinion ≠ Experience

Hello, and welcome back to The Autistic Writer. How are you all doing? I'm managing to type with two hands, although still in some pain with my shoulder. I did get my pain-killing injection though! Did it go without a hitch? No! If I wasn't such a materialist determinist, I'd swear fate was trying to … Continue reading Part 47: Opinion ≠ Experience

Part 42: For the Love of Bill

Hello and welcome back to the Autistic Writer. I've got a treat for you this time! The emotional eruption that constitutes this week's edition is my love letter to the man, the legend, the force of nature, the unintentionally hilarious and obliviously sickening entity that is William "Bill" Shatner! But before I pull you into … Continue reading Part 42: For the Love of Bill

Part 40: Surviving the Hall of Mirrors

Hello, and welcome back to The Autistic Writer. I don't want to sound too British, but how ridiculous has the weather been? Waterproof parka one day, shirtsleeves the next. *Puzzled shrug* On the subject of clothing, I had something pleasant happen this week. You might remember I've talked a bit recently about how I've enjoyed … Continue reading Part 40: Surviving the Hall of Mirrors

Part 34: Steep Curve

Hello, and welcome back to The Autistic Writer. The UK has moved a step along the roadmap leading out of the pandemic lockdown. This means that, among other things, the gyms are open again. I've been getting increasingly concerned about my physical fitness. Rehab from the problem with a spinal disc that had me hospitalised … Continue reading Part 34: Steep Curve

Part 30: From Loneliness To Diagnosis

My Autism Journey - In Memes! Hello, and welcome back to The Autistic Writer. How's everyone doing? It seems like everyone I speak to at present is hovering around three conversation topics: the pandemic, the Oxford Astra Zeneca vaccine, and Meghan Markle. Before getting into the main part of the blog, let's have a really … Continue reading Part 30: From Loneliness To Diagnosis