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 101: A Neurodivergent Diversion Or Destination?

Hello, and welcome back to The Autistic Writer. Thanks for being here as I embark on the second century of blog articles. I use the term "embark" deliberately. I feel like I'm about to embark on a journey into the various offshoots of my neurodivergence over the coming months and probably years. I've been coming … Continue reading Part 101: A Neurodivergent Diversion Or Destination?

Part 100: One Hundred Things About Autism

Hello, and welcome back to The Autistic Writer, for this special 100th blog post! It's been a strange ride at times, and it's startling how much I've learned about autism and myself over the last couple of years or so. Alongside that learning curve, I've been through some pretty severe changes in my life but … Continue reading Part 100: One Hundred Things About Autism

Part 98: Is This the Start of the Breakdown?

Hello, and welcome back to The Autistic Writer. Thank you for being here, I'm glad to have you aboard for this week's discussion. I've got something pretty important I want to discuss - something that affects many autistic people, and potentially, at one level or another, all autistic people. The subject matter has come about … Continue reading Part 98: Is This the Start of the Breakdown?