The inspiration for writing this & recording the Podcast has come from Ireland's continued ability to delude itself into believing that we have progressed massively as a society since the 1960's.
You Are Not an Anti-Vaccine Conspiracy Theorist Just Because You Support Vaxxed the Movie and the Vaxxed Movement
Yesterday I came across an article in an Irish newspaper that said there were a small group of anti-vaccine, conspiracy theorists who were seeking to bring ‘Vaxxed the Movie,’ to Irish shores.
Autism, Autistic Enterocolitis and visiting Dr Krigsman. Please apologize Fiona from Autistic Rights Together.
I came out & told our story to clarify the truth about visiting Dr. Krigsman, in Bulgaria in 2015. It is our story as it happened but now my family is living in fear. Please read and share. Thank you
This week the headlines were burgeoning with images of the iconic Robert De Niro. He had just released a statement regarding Vaxxed
As one Trump voter in Manchester, New Hampshire put it: ‘He’s a mobster, sure, but what’s the difference between a politician and a mobster? A politician is just a 25-cent mobster...'
Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie finally married. It is fair to note that Brad didn’t rush into marriage the second time around. In 2000 he married Jennifer Aniston but five years later it was all over..
Publically King Edward VIII was seen the world’s most eligible bachelor in 1936. While in reality the new King had been conducting a very open affair with an American divorcee known as Wallis Simpson
Ireland has a large collection of prehistoric, Bronze Age musical horns which are now believed to be from the Middle to Late Bronze Age. Approximately from 1100 BC to 700Bc. One such find is a musical instrument from 800BC which was during late Bronze Age. It is a bronze musical horn, known as the...
What really caused World War 1? Was it Militarism, Imperialism, Nationalism, Industrialism or European Political Alliances that was the biggest catalyst to the outbreak of this war 1 on July 28, 1914
When your child has been diagnosed with Autism you too may want help to make things better for all our autistic children for the future. So what better way than to join an Autism Advocacy group..Ahem!
Madonna and Lady Gaga are both global superstars so why this sniping at each other? Is it because they are both blatant Narcissists and it really is all about them just getting one over on each other?
'I know that I know nothing.' was the philosophical belief that Socrates lived by. He believed to be truly knowledgeable you had to question everything even if that meant defying Social convention.
My son loves Bohemian Rhapsody. When I play this song he closes his and smiles. Adam is autistic and this is his usual reaction to a song he particularly likes. At the moment he is Queens No 1 fan.
Freddie Mercury was a flamboyant showman who always enthralled his legions of fans. Yet underneath his stage persona he was a shy person who didn’t like the limelight and who rarely gave interviews.
‘You're young, you're drunk, you're in bed, you have knives; shit happens.’ Angelina Jolie had a troubled childhood and suffered from depression and self harmed as a teenager. Does she have Aspergers?
The greatest of all Irish festivals is upon us again i.e. St. Patricks Day which on the 17th of March every year sees Ireland ruling the world in a sea of green Guiness and bacon & cabbage dinners..
Five Affordable Christmas Presents for Autistic, Special Needs, and Developmentally Delayed Children
As the parent of a five-year-old autistic son, I know how hard it can be to find a present for a child with autism as well as any child with developmental delay or other special needs. If like me, you are on a strict budget this Christmas then here are some suggestions for Christmas gifts for...
On Wednesday October 3, 2012 the third a documentary was aired on British TV Channel ITV1 and its revelations shocked a nation. The program focused on details about the life of former BBC Presenter and Top of the Pops front man Jimmy Saville. The testimony of many women was included in this...
What's it like to have a relationship with someone who has Asperger's Syndrome? I have this condition, and here I share my story of some of the challenges (and joys) my husband and I face together.
Halloween in Celtic times was the ultimate celebration at the end of the harvest season. The last night of autumn before the old year passed and the new one began. Hallowed evening was also the one time during the year when all the spirits from the other world were given a free reign to walk the...
Some may say she is just merely a sweet fairy lady but here in Ireland she is ensconced in our minds as being the ultimate symbol of an imminent death about to occur in the family. The Banshee is Ireland's own take on the Grim Reaper (I think she is more scary though....).
Recently I have been doing a lot of research into Gluten Intolerance as I now know this is a common condition among us on the Autism Spectrum. However I think the more I read on the subject the more I realize I am actually opening a Pandora’s Box to other associated diseases and conditions. All...
Tony Soprano, JR Ewing, Narcissistic Personality Disorder and other TV and Movie characters with Narcissism.
Two of TV's greatest Narcissistic characters have now passed away. Larry Hagman aka JR Ewing passed away earlier this year. Then just yesterday James Gandolfini alias Tony Soprano died suddenly.
Is is Depression or Aspergers Syndrome? Depression and Bi-Polar Disorder are often also found in people who have Aspergers Syndrome or Autism. In fact in the past people who today would most probably be diagnosed with Aspergers Syndrome would then often have been misdiagnosed as being Bi-Polar or...
to me is a woman who is endlessly fascinating. Previously I wrote about my belief that she could have had Aspergers Syndrome. Now having delved into the Norma Jeane psychological make up a bit more I think that the woman who ultimately became Marilyn Monroe had many more layers to her personality...
Contrary to popular belief just because you have Aspergers Syndrome it is not always a given that you must also be totally devoid of any fashion sense. Like every other species on this planet the Aspergers Syndrome female has now evolved and there is no longer a one size fits all typical Aspergers...
Visible at the heart of Listowel town in Ireland there is a castle resting on the elevated north bank of the Feale river. This castle has a very turbulent history and its remains are those of a once great Fitzmaurice stronghold which became the last remaining Irish bastion in the Kingdom of Kerry.
For the person with Narcissistic Personality Disorder other people around them are all classed as Narcissistic Supply. That is they need other people to worship them and keep their ego in tact. If the Narcissist homes in on you as a source of Narcissistic to supply to add to their collection then...
Do you know someone with Global Developmental Delay or an Intellectual Disability of unknown cause? Or maybe a child with Developmental Delay of unspecified origin, or someone with an Autism Spectrum Disorder. Or Dyslexia, Dyspraxia, someone who is Epileptic or a child with a severe Speech Delay ?...
Without a doubt there can ever only be one Michael Jackson. Three years ago on the 25/06/2009 Michael Jackson's life was tragically over. A this stage it doesn’t matter whether you loved him or loathed him his iconic status is now forever immortalized as the greatest singer, dancer and showman of...
So far I’ve talked solely about my experience of coming to terms with my son’s autism diagnosis. I haven’t yet mentioned the fact that Adam does in fact have a father who is also my husband. Undoubtedly this whole coming to terms with autism saga is not easy on any relationship and...
Barbie is undoubtedly the star of every toy shop. No trip can possibly be contemplated without seeing the vast array of shelves that are all devoted to this marketing friendly goddess. But there was a time before today’s Super Dolls, when the doll was a much simpler affair. The story of the...
eather Mills McCartney is a very good example of a pathological Narcissist. They do say ‘Hell hath no fury like a Narcissist scorned,’ and when it came to her divorce from Paul McCartney this was certainly the case. During and after the very public Paul McCartney/Heather Mills split the soon to...
Many have cited Joe Jackson’sNarcissistic Personality Disorder as being the reason for his son Michael Jackson’s life long conflict with his inner self. Was it his fathers domineering, controlling personality that led to his son inheriting and developing many Narcissistic traits in his own...
Was the iconic Marilyn Monroe really on the Autism Spectrum? Could Aspergers Syndrome unravel the complexities behind this troubled woman's insecurities, addictions and her failure to ever maintain a long term relationship? Women with Aspergers always have great acting talent because ultimately...