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

How My Social Media Consumption and Usage Have Changed Since Lockdown (Updated 8th August 2020)

It's been 3 months since the U.K. went into lockdown in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. The way I've been consuming and using social media has changed drastically since then. Here's how: This thread has a notice to show that one of its Tweets includes a word I muted. I have concealed the usernames of … Continue reading How My Social Media Consumption and Usage Have Changed Since Lockdown (Updated 8th August 2020)

My First SimplyCook Meal Kits and Dishes

SimplyCook is a meal kit service that offers letterbox-sized boxes of four meal kits. Each meal kit contains three flavour pots for each recipe. The recipes consist of additional ingredients that SimplyCook subscribers can easily purchase from their local supermarkets or from online supermarkets.  When I was scrolling through my Instagram one day, I saw … Continue reading My First SimplyCook Meal Kits and Dishes

6 Top Tips and Strategies to Cope During the COVID-19 Crisis

Warning: A part of this post may trigger anxiety or distress. The global Coronavirus/COVID-19 pandemic can be a difficult time for everyone whether they are on the autistic spectrum or not, but here are my top tips and coping strategies that help me get through the crisis: Stay at home unless it’s absolutely essential. Since … Continue reading 6 Top Tips and Strategies to Cope During the COVID-19 Crisis

October, November and December 2019 Favourites Part 2

Drinks Robinsons Winter Edition Crushed Apple and Cinnamon Fruit Cordial I love apple and cinnamon combinations, especially in apple pies and crumbles, so I was excited to learn that Robinsons brought out a special winter edition of their cordials that uses both flavours. The drink has a perfect balance of the two flavours. I also … Continue reading October, November and December 2019 Favourites Part 2