As you know, Jude has a habit of lining up objects. Everyone kind of laughs and knows it’s an autistic trait but wouldn’t it be fascinating to understand why children (or adults) feel compelled to meticulously straighten a row of books or in Jude’s case, line up every chair in my parents garden!?   Jude’s […]

Jude has the most infectious laugh. I managed to almost get it on film not long ago (click here) and I’ll be sure to try an capture it many times before he goes to his new school. It’s this laughter that has often kept me sane. He can pull me out of any downturned mood […]

  So I’ve often reflected on how Jude and Emmeline together are an absolute nightmare so I thought I’d take a short video for you to see why.  I have a banging headache today and these two are largely the reason for it. I feel emotionally drained, physically wrecked and these two are driving me […]

So today, for the second day running I am sat here, trying to get through to someone, ANYONE who can help me within the council. Like an army barricaded road, I’m having to nit pick my way through the various strains of departments, individuals, supervisors, call handlers just to find that magical person who knows […]

I promise not to harp on about our dog too often, it isn’t what this blog is about but as you know I’m very much into animal welfare so it’s only right I explain where our newest family member hails from.     We have wanted to adopt a dog for a while now but […]