GCSE Results

GCSEs come at such a difficult time. I actually remember writing about this in my own GCSE English exam (the unseen creative writing bit I believe). Surrounded by a hall of 6th formers doing retakes, it was such a distraction. That’s the thing isn’t it – hormones are raging, kids are wanting to be adults … Read more

Smurf 2: It’s all about the people you take on your journey

Smurfs 2 - Relationships Pinkoddy

The Smurfs 2 film, for me, was about the fact that it doesn’t matter who made you, or where you have come from but what you are going to do now, how you decide to act, which determines where you are going. This is something I have already previously touched on here. Evil wizard Gargamel … Read more

Paint it Red for Autism

Tuesday 2nd April 2013 World Autism Awareness Day “Autism is much more common than many people think, with over half a million people in the UK having the condition. If you include their families, autism touches the lives of over two million people every day.”¬†(Source¬†The National Autistic Society) I have just quickly put together some … Read more

Do you tell a child they have/might have Asperger’s Syndrome?

Parents face all manner of difficult decisions regarding their children, and those whose children have special needs have a load more on top.. One of the things I have come across quiet a lot with parents of children who have (or may have) Aspergers is whether to tell the child about it. Some feel that … Read more