Monthly Archives: December 2017

20. Work 1 – my hand in the lion’s mouth

Having worked part-time for two years to accommodate my caring duties, I have recently taken on a new full-time role now that my niece is at boarding school.  I am about to complete my probationary period, but just as I … Continue reading

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19. The negative connotations of Autism

My beautiful niece is now ensconced at boarding school, thanks to a few amazing people who believed in her and fought for her to get there.  Prior to making an application to the school, I went to see the Deputy … Continue reading

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18. The Services (or lack of)

While my sister pays for a private company to clean for her, my elderly mother relies on contractors assigned by the council. Both offer an equally varied service. Last week the cleaner my sister had only cleaned half of the … Continue reading

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