My best buy in 2019: a shiatsu massage chair

A massive combo of back pain + needing some enforced relaxation in my life = treating myself to a shiatsu massage chair.Actually it is not really a ‘chair’ in the strictest sense as it sits on a chair, and the massagee sits on it.But whatever it is called, it is amazing. Rider here – IContinue reading “My best buy in 2019: a shiatsu massage chair”

Reflecting on Finding My Voice: an update on my book review

Last month I wrote a review on ‘Find Your Voice’ a journal style paperback that aims to get you writing. Each double page has a prompt, sometimes two, and it has amazed me how effective this simple device has proved.I would like to share some of this writing with you. Prompt: Finish this sentence, ‘IfContinue reading “Reflecting on Finding My Voice: an update on my book review”

Book Review: find your voice

find your voice – A Guided Poetry Journal for Your Heart and Your Art Author: Noor UnnaharPublisher: Clarkson PotterDate: 2018 Open your heart to these pages.Don’t stop creating.Illuminate your writing style, discover poetic devices, collage found imagery with your prose or rhymes, and explore yourself fearlessly. – Taken from the back cover blurb – IContinue reading “Book Review: find your voice”

Gadget Review – Status Squares

Many of you are probably wondering – What are Status Squares? In short, they are the most simple, clear, and immediate way of letting those close to you know how you’re feeling. Simple – I just have to choose which of my eight squares I need to have on display Clear – the image isContinue reading “Gadget Review – Status Squares”

Book review: spectrum women

spectrum women – Walking to the Beat of Autism Edited by Barb Cook & Dr Michelle Garnett; Jessica Kingsley Publishers 2018 Unless you are able to take in all that a book has to offer just by scanning a few pages, possibly through mental osmosis, then any purchase has to come with a certain degreeContinue reading “Book review: spectrum women”

Gadget review: my Tangle

Tangle A great hand-held twister gadget that I find helps when I need to stim but I’m in a place where it would be awkward. I can fiddle to my heart’s content, keeping my hands in motion and my thoughts engaged. Each section is easily detached so you can rearrange the whole thing if youContinue reading “Gadget review: my Tangle”