How I’ve Been Coping with the Lockdown as an Autistic Person

On Monday 23rd March 2020, the U.K. went into a nationwide lockdown in response to the coronavirus outbreak. This meant that non-essential shops, some restaurants, cinemas, theatres, leisure facilities, hairdressers, beauty salons and places of worship were temporarily closed in order to slow down the spread of the virus. People were also advised to stay … Continue reading How I’ve Been Coping with the Lockdown as an Autistic Person

Losing My Grandad During a Global Pandemic (and Reflecting on My Grandma’s Passing 20 Years On)

Grandad and me at his then-local JD Wetherspoon in April 2019 Warning: This is a very emotional blog post, so grab your tissues! My mum and Grandad at Tintern Abbey, Wales, in April 2015 Saturday 27th June 2020 started out just like any other Saturday since the lockdown began. I had a lazy morning, went … Continue reading Losing My Grandad During a Global Pandemic (and Reflecting on My Grandma’s Passing 20 Years On)