Part 120: Not My Superpower

Hello, and welcome back to The Autistic Writer. I hope you've all had as good a week as possible. My week has been characterised by an uplift in my mood. As the week has gone on, I've noticed myself becoming increasingly cheerful and talkative. I kind of expected an uplift post-December; as I've mentioned before, … Continue reading Part 120: Not My Superpower

Part 117: Depression… And A Hate Speech Diversion

Hello, and welcome back to The Autistic Writer. It's good to have you here. How are you feeling? Are you happy? If so, what does happiness mean to you? I've blogged before about the fact that whilst I experience occasional pleasure and joy, a state of happiness is something that eludes me. Much of this, … Continue reading Part 117: Depression… And A Hate Speech Diversion

Part 116: No Sliding Doors

Hello, and welcome back to The Autistic Writer. We are only just into December, but winter has me in its dark and icy grip. I'm not simply commenting on the weather here, although it has been particularly cold, gloomy, and foggy over the last few days. Generally, I struggle with seasonal depression. This year promises … Continue reading Part 116: No Sliding Doors

Part 114: Doth Protest Too Much

Hello, and welcome back to The Autistic Writer. It's nice to have you here once more. I have something to talk about this week that has annoyed me beyond belief. This goes right to the heart of acceptance for autistic people, and understanding of autism in general. Frustratingly, I'm almost certain that this message will … Continue reading Part 114: Doth Protest Too Much

Part 111: The Right To Be Offended

Hello, and welcome back to The Autistic Writer. It's good to have you here, thank you for reading. It's that time of year when the clocks change, and the nights become even darker even earlier. I'm already struggling with the effects of the earlier sunsets. The dark evenings make me feel constantly tired and demotivated. … Continue reading Part 111: The Right To Be Offended