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The Inner Pioneer

Bus or taxi? Maybe the bus this time. It is still light outside as I arrive at the airport in Lisbon. So why not save some money and take the airport bus? 438 more words

The Roads Yet Travelled

Cuba – The Forbidden Fruit

How can I possibly sum up a 5 day trip to Cuba, a country that up until recently was the “forbidden fruit” for US citizens. That in and of itself is what made me want to go there. 431 more words


The Falling Sky

It seemed like the falling sky last night with the deluge, battering rain and hail. And this morning when a section of the front room ceiling gave way in a thunderous crash. 461 more words


A New Mentality


By: Rose McDermott 

On Thursday, April 30, a new club started at Attleboro High School (AHS), dedicated to de-stigmatizing mental illness.

The second meeting was held on Monday, May 4 as it was decided that the first day of the week was an easier day for everyone to attend. 367 more words


Home Sweet Home...

So after I wrote this first piece and showed it to a few people, they said to me, “Well, what WAS it?”

Not wishing to disappoint, I here present to you What It Was. In all its truthful glory…

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Gendered public toilets can kiss my arse.

Really. I understand the need for people to feel safe in public toilets. I do. But they are a place where I am made to feel like my body and my presentation are inadequate. 73 more words

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Conquering The Beginning: An Aspie Experience

When I found out I had Asperger’s I realised that I thought outside the square. I was ten years old, and smart enough to know that kids didn’t just get taken to psychologists for story time; there was something up. 1,363 more words