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Thoughts on non-binary autistic life and mental health

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May
22
The Milky Way Galaxy seen from Croatia

Is skinny dipping good for mental health?

Why is screaming in cold water as the tide takes you out popular but skinny dipping isn't?
6 min read
May
13
4th generation iPod with click wheel against a yellow wall

Goodbye iPod

I bought an iPod in 2004 to fight sensory issues I wouldn't understand till 2018.
5 min read
May
07
A man walks his dog along the water's edge of the River Mersey. In the background is the Liverpool skyline.

Apple AirPods Pro thoughts

Thoughts on AirPods Pro for sensory issues.
8 min read
Apr
29
The hair on a blond haired woman glows against the morning sunrise light as they walk down the ferry bridge.

Conformity

Did I start this newsletter to be on trend or to help?
5 min read
Apr
22
View across Liverpool Bay towards Snowdonia at sunset

Confidence

How am I confident all of a sudden?
5 min read
Apr
15
A few bikes are parked outside someones house. There is a large rose bush growing by their front door.

Internalised ableism

A stressful situation caused me to announce that I'm autistic. Should I have worn a lanyard?
4 min read
Apr
08
A large willow tree dips its branches in a passing river on a sunny day.

It’s been an awful week for trans rights

Baseless fears are fueling transphobia
10 min read
Apr
01
Non-binary person sitting on rocks wearing red skirt, blue tights and denim jacket.

Being visibly Non-binary

Being visible is sometimes an awful experience but also sometimes amazing.
5 min read
Mar
25
Sunrise over the River Mersey reflected in puddles of water along the promenade.

Overload season approaches

The clock change brings harsh light, masses of people and hotter days to contend with. It's overload season.
3 min read
Mar
11
A colourful ferry boat docks at a landing stage while a person reads the newspaper.

Thoughts on Headspace

Is Headspace any good? Yes. Maybe. I hope so.
4 min read