Monthly Archives: January 2019

A Roald Dahl article on measles and vaccination is very relevant today

There are ongoing measles outbreaks in the U.S. currently. Roald Dahl was my favourite author as a child. In 1986, he wrote a short article about Olivia Dahl, his first child: Olivia, my eldest daughter, caught measles when she was … Continue reading

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Ton up!!!

Today, I reached a small milestone. I donated blood for the 100th time.

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Stop using “Autistic” as an epithet

I can’t believe I have to say this in 2019. Occasionally over the past few years, when a story about a person or organisation doing something mindblowingly stupid appeared, someone would quote along the lines of “what an autistic thing … Continue reading

Posted in Autism Awareness