Month: December 2018

Hearing

My memories of my grandmother are always of her playing the piano in a deep sense of cigarette smoke. The clear tones from her fingers touching the keys, the intense focus with which she played, as if lost in a world of her own creation. And of course, her shouting from the other end of…


Normal?

Normal is, according to Merriam-Webster’s online dictionary “…conforming to a type, standard, or regular pattern.” It doesn’t say that normal is better than anything else, it doesn’t say that not being normal is a bad thing. Why do people then insistently argue that not being normal doesn’t make you less? What I mean is, when…


Sight

We all expect that everyone else can see the same things we do. At least, that was how I felt. I had no idea I was wrong, and even after my diagnosis with ASD, it was by chance that I came across it the first time. What is it you ask? Well, apparently there are…