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Thoughts on Lockdown 3.0

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Some thoughts on the third UK national lockdown.

My 2021 theme: Year of taking part

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This post is a quick exploration of the theme and why I choose it. Plus a few early ideas for how it may manifest.

My favourite YouTube Channels

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Over the last year I’ve really got into watching things on YouTube. It’s been one of my pandemic coping patterns I guess.

Here is a quick list of my favourite YouTube channels and why I love them.

What does good support look like? 2020 Edition.

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In this post I will share what good support looks like for me and why I think it helps.

3 Favourite Items of 2020

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2020 has been a really weird year for damn near everyone. We’ve all be forced to more of less rethink many of the ways we live our lives.

With that in mind, here are three items which are my favourites from 2020. Beyond being good items, they each also indicate a major change in how I approach my day to day life.

Ending 2020

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My thoughts on 2020

Nerdy: M1 Mac mini - first impressions and Wishlist

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A nerdy sidebar to provide some insight into a recent Mac purchase.

Nerdy: Tech setup late 2020

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A quick over the view of the technology I use and why I choose it.

New Bedroom Studio

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Like most people, my life has changed a lot over the last year. Between the pandemic, changes to my support routines and various health issues, i’ve had to rethink a lot of my day to day life. One of the areas which has been slowest to change is my home. This post explores how and why I have redesigned my bedroom.

Why i enjoy SnowRunner.

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A short review of one of my favourite games and why I like it.

Routine Review & Return to work.

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This is a little post about the latest incarnation of my routine, plus some thoughts on how we’re planning my return to work in the coming weeks.

A personal timezone

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This is a post about why i’ve adopted an offset timezone and how i hope it can make my life a little easier.

Routines update

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The last few weeks have been good. We have been going back to a known good routine. In this post I want to outline the routine we’re using and why it’s been chosen.

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Spaced Out & Smiling is about exploring the fun side of Autism, and trying to understand what it means to be Autistically Happy.

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