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Autism: Living on the Defensive

Being a high-functioning autistic has several drawbacks, one of which is that in conversations I never have any idea how the other person will react to my actual words. From observation I can quite decently predict what type of person … Continue reading

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Movie rant: By the Sea (2015)

Ho-ly cow! I don’t do positive rants often, but ho-ly cow. Angelina Jolie acts her heart out and goes totally bat shit crazy in a Fresh style movie, so it’s a bit slow here and there, but the scenery, the … Continue reading

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Autism and Trust – A little rant

I am going to be a little cryptic here to spare some people’s feelings, so just accept the premise as is. I was invited to a party tonight, and I don’t get invited to many parties as I don’t have … Continue reading

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2015 movie review – The Martian

Don’t get me wrong, it is a good movie. It’s a thrill-packed informative as well as entertaining story of a man left behind. But having said that there are some problems with it I’d like to discuss. Technical problems? No, … Continue reading

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Mezrab Storytelling challenge ‘Slice me Nice’ (+podcast info)

Just hammered out the story for the new Real Life Storytelling with the topic ‘Slice me Nice’. I really had to dig for this one as I had NO material whatsoever I could bend to this topic, but oh-my-god it … Continue reading

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Autism, what it’s really like.

I am getting pretty tired of all these movies that have come out over the years in which people, children especially, with autism are regarded as having special powers. The latest one X+Y is again of this annoying breed and … Continue reading

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Rant: Why tipping your waiter/waitress is WRONG

Alright then. I have gotten so much shit over this that I am just going to throw my reasoning out into the world and will direct future people who complain to this. Why tipping is wrong. Look, I get it. … Continue reading

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