Mental Health Helplines in the UK

  Mental health is an important part of overall health and well-being. It can affect how you think, feel, and act. Mental health problems can range from mild to severe, and can affect anyone, regardless of age, gender, race, or background. If you are struggling with your mental health, there are many resources available to […]

Hidden price of Ukrainian resistance

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Hidden price of Ukrainian resistance By Viktoriia O. Ukraine is one of the largest countries in Europe. Just imagine: a night train from east to west will take more than 20 hours! But distances become a hundred or even a thousand times shorter when a neighbouring country invades your Motherland from three different directions at […]

Audiobook review of the awesome Moojag and the Auticode Secret

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Moojag and the Auticode Secret – audiobook review As part of #AutismAwarenessWeek 2021 I have had the privilege of giving away 2 paperback copies of ‘Moojag and the Auticode Secret’from Spondylux Press.  Written by N.E. McMorran, and described as a ‘cli-fi adventure for 10+’, it focuses on a diverse group of characters making their way […]

Borderline Personality Disorder – in your words

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Borderline Personality Disorder – commonly known as BPD – means different things to the people who have it. I did a survey on Twitter, asking people to give me 3 words of what it meant to them.  The plan was to use this information to produce an informative blog post about what I have learnt.  […]

The Story of Pic-A-Talk


I was fortunate to come across Pic-A-Talk recently and was blown away by the concept.  They have agreed to do this post to share what they do, so enough of me, and over to Pic-A-Talk in their own words…     Pic-A-Talk is a picture exchange communication system in a mobile application. It consists of […]

Thoughts of a Depressed Human

A big thank you to Gracie Hemphill for giving a sneak peak of her new poetry book, Thoughts of a Depressed Human, over on our Design Stories section. (click here to read ‘Apathy’ in full) The poem she has selected to showcase fits with the theme of Love, and shows how both complex and engaging […]

Lets talk about Anna Grace

Lets talk about Anna Grace, and her YouTube channel ‘Anna Grace My Life With Bipolar Disorder’. On my quest to learn as much as I can about as many different types of mental health conditions, I have been lead down many interesting paths.  Some have been very clinical, teaching me the medical side of mental […]

Laurie Morgan, #DifferentByDefault

As her s her twitter handle states, Laurie Morgan is definitely #DifferentByDefault. An individual of many talents, Laurie is in high demand for her skills. These include Autism training, workshops, and talks on the subject. Being Autistic herself, she has first hand experience of difficulties faced in the work place, and is a good educator […]

Anti Bullying Week 2019

A little bit late for Anti Bullying Week 2019. The reason? A lot of reading people’s thoughts and seeing the good that groups are doing, all good stuff.  Also, kind of left it late intentionally, to help keep the momentum up now that the week has ended. The problems still exist. When starting this journey […]

Autism – The start of the journey of knowledge

Why do we disagree with each other all the time? Because we are individuals.  In this blog, ‘Autism – The start of the journey of knowledge’, I will be touching on the divisions within the Autism community. Autism community, should you be saying that? The answer to this is that I don’t know. I thought […]