Seven Poems for Autism Awareness Week: 5) This One

It’s day five of autism awareness week, and that means I’m sharing another poem about what it’s like to live with autism. “This One” was written by a poet with a diagnosis of autism. 403 more words


Scatterlings and Great Hearts

It’s little wonder his weekend concert at Kirstenbosch was sold out weeks ago.  At 61, Johnny Clegg, icon of the South African music industry, still makes the hair on my arms rise when he performs songs that were instrumental in bringing South African Afro-pop and Mbaqanga* music to the world stage. 111 more words


It's A Dog's Life

One of the most asked questions on my website is ‘How is it like being a dog??’

Well, if you had a similar question in mind, today’s your lucky day, because I’m doing a “Day In The Life Of…” post. 943 more words


Emergency Medical Technicians, the people making it possible for our immediate care and attention.

A day in the life of an Emergency Medical Technician by Laura Blackburn.

Waking up at 5:30am and it’s still dark outside, a 7 o’clock start and another day begins as an Emergency Medical Technician (EMT). 744 more words

A DAY IN THE LIFE OF: Birthday time

On Wednesday I turned the grand old age of 29 and to celebrate one of my besties took me on a wheat free tour of Edinburgh. 215 more words

Wheat Free

Seven Poems For Autism Awareness Week: 1) The Glass Box

During autism awareness week I’ll be sharing a different poem everyday. The poems I have selected offer unique insight into what it is like to live with ASD, as well as celebrating the creativity and individuality of people on the spectrum. 389 more words