It’s time to go away Covid, please!

I write this in reflection of months in lockdown due to a new illness called Covid 19, or corona virus. Although, we are slowly easing out of this experience, with shops opening and more socialisation, Covid is unprecedented in peace time and something we have never seen since WW2. Initially, events, holidays, businesses, various campaignsContinue reading “It’s time to go away Covid, please!”

A CV of Failures

Last year I was invited to be one of the speakers at a high school assembly about our career journeys. The architect, business woman and teacher who had preceded my own talk all spoke about the subjects they chose at school and the degrees they went on to accomplish to enter the roles they wereContinue reading “A CV of Failures”

Action Plus Reaction Equals Interaction

This poem was originally published in Issue 8 of Blether Stories: “I have come here for a bit of a blether.” Is what some might say. In the event of social interaction. My reaction is action (get away, far away). Action plus reaction equals interaction. My reactions are unusual. Not normal! But then – WhatContinue reading “Action Plus Reaction Equals Interaction”

Neurodiversity, faith and church

Please note that this blog post contains religious content.  It is written by an individual, and does not represent the views of Dyslexia Scotland. On 12 October I went to a conference on ‘neurodiversity’, faith and church.   I put ‘neurodiversity’ in inverted commas because, as one of the speakers helpfully explained, dyslexia, dyspraxia, ADHD, autismContinue reading “Neurodiversity, faith and church”