NHS delays on Asperger testing – thoughts

About six months ago my therapist suggested that I probably have Asperger syndrome. I’m still currently awaiting formal diagnosis. Apparently it will take about another six months for me to get through the waiting list for testing. This alone is a bit worrying. Most people I know with formal diagnosis have had to be tested privately…

One bad experience in creative self-employment

Here’s a fun little tale from my time self-employed. It details a client who I am no longer in business with. Hopefully you can all see the flaws in how this has transpired, but I will detail them if not. A chap that I sort-of-knew contacted me out of the blue, after 3 months of…

How being ill makes me ill

I write this from a weird place (not my bedroom, that’s just my bedroom. It’s weird, but that’s normal). A mentally weird place. I am currently signed off sick. I am unfit to work, according to three different healthcare providers. The Job Centre have accepted this so far, though the stuff that follows will no…

Self-Employment is still work, even if…

Oh yes, a proper rant again. I apologise for all the wishy-washy stuff about my life, if that’s not your bag. If rants are your bag, let’s talk about self-employment. No, don’t wince. It’s not a dirty word, even if some people think it is. I am self-employed. I run a costume design business, an…