Getting ear defenders: shutting out noise could help open up my world

Better day today. Even coped with the dental assistant who appeared to be able to create excessive noise from even the simplest of tasks. No bin, no drawer escaped being banged as it was closed. But I made it out with a clean bill of health. I’ve ordered ear defenders as the noise cancelling headphonesContinue reading “Getting ear defenders: shutting out noise could help open up my world”

On being unique

For decades I’ve wanted to fit in. But, despite the numerous masks I carefully constructed, I never did. At school I was either near the top of the class – or at the bottom. My schoolbooks show pages and pages of carefully researched and presented work alongside blank pages and incomplete work because I justContinue reading “On being unique”