Category Archives: Foothold of Tethys

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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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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Noticeboard: Correction #autism #autismchat

I posted recently that I have no friends and do not get invited to parties… This was untrue. There is one who actually still keeps inviting me though knowing I’ll be unlikely to be there as I have a problem with … Continue reading

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Personal: the dreams I dream

Last night I had one of those reoccurring dreams again and just in a vein attempt to exercise the demons, I decided to write down what I remember in the other I remembered them. First thing is a remaining trail … Continue reading

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Movie Review: Run All Night (2015)

Ugh. Where to start. This movie is just riddled with ‘mistakes’, made because it makes the movie look cool and possibly to put young criminals on the wrong path. Next to that it has shaky camera work to obscure bad … Continue reading

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Movie Review: Insurgent (Divergent part 2) (2015)

Alright… I was asking for this punishment and apparently I got my wish. I was looking forward to this story arc as Divergent carried quite some promise, I was actually looking forward to seeing this. But Oh My Gawd… I … Continue reading

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Rape, don’t take it lying down (a public apology to @theLindsayEllis)

As I got into a tiny scuffuffle with Lindsay Ellis yesterday on Twitter, who among other things is quite a well-known Youtube blogger with her critical views on movies. Now people who know me personally will now grown and say ‘oh … Continue reading

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What do I need to accomplish my future wishes in writing

1. an editor with enough knowledge of the English language to edit out my mistakes 2. someone with a kind voice to read in my books into audiobook format 3. implementation into Ebook /audiobook libraries like Audiable 4. a PR … Continue reading

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