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29 03, 2006

>articulatings

By |March 29th, 2006|autism|0 Comments

>think I survived the school meeting but am feeling very teary and vulnerable (those who know me would be surprised). tried to find ways to encourage laurie back to the school after easter. he is desperate at the idea. We need time to think. I gave the Glasgow family and Child Health Centre a thumbs [...]

28 03, 2006

>imaginings

By |March 28th, 2006|autism|2 Comments

>feeling defeated tonight - in anticipation of an early morning meeting with the headmistress tomorrow. I know she'll patronise me and make me feel like shit. I was supposed to meet with the educational psychologist attached to the school today but he put me off till next week. That will leave me exactly one week [...]

26 03, 2006

>strugglings

By |March 26th, 2006|autism|0 Comments

>When you've always been strong and feel that nothing could get you it strikes hard that the world can suddenly turn upside down. And even when all of your friends and family support you it is so easy to feel alone when confronted by the mightly faceless powerful "LEA" of wherever you live. So our [...]

21 03, 2006

>circlings

By |March 21st, 2006|photography|0 Comments

>I've finally gained access to photoshop and have had a go at some Amazing Circles. Quite pleased at my first attempts, but just need another 24 hours in a day to do some more. Here is my favourite so far made form a photo taken late at night in Hong Kong...

19 03, 2006

recoverings

By |March 19th, 2006|autism|0 Comments

>Well a few days later and we're surviving the aftermath of the exclusion. We got the report of the incident and it was a very poorly written document full of subjective comments and emotive language. I have prepared a 4 page reply which is very measured, contains quotations from government documents and the National Autistic [...]

17 03, 2006

bufferings

By |March 17th, 2006|autism|1 Comment

yes I need some buffers. I've been bashed around a bit in the last few days and I need some cotton wool. My son has been excluded from school - his behaviour is unacceptable.... he has had a 'meltdown' (common terminology in the world of aspergers syndrome) there is construction work going on at his [...]

15 03, 2006

flutterings…

By |March 15th, 2006|photography|0 Comments

>Well I don't think I'll be able to keep up the 'ings' endings on all my posts but I will try. I'm so happy because I finally have a tag cloud on my blog. I had to abandon the previous attempt and tried ZoomClouds instead. Much easier and done in 5 minutes so thanks for [...]

13 03, 2006

>stutterings

By |March 13th, 2006|technologies|0 Comments

>A strange day full of airports, phone calls, worrying and trying to stay focussed. Maybe this will all be explained but probably not today. The stutterings title refers to the faffing I've had to do today. Ok I know I'm demanding but I really want tagclouds on my blog - it's the librarian in me. [...]

12 03, 2006

beginnings…

By |March 12th, 2006|photography|1 Comment

>I started using flickr.com a week ago and my life has changed... It has prompted me to finally get a blog started. I also need a blog to record some reflections on elearning for an online course that I'm doing with Oxford Brookes University. It is about time I did it as I've been banging [...]