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The Hairy Housewife
I'm married and have autism and epilepsy, which I write about a lot. I keep tarantulas because I don't like cats, and I love to read.
I'm supremely accident prone and like to take photographs of my bruises for posterity. My best friends that aren't human or tarantula are socks, cocoa and Doctor Who.
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Monthly Archives: February 2012
It’s always so very wonderful to travel back to my home town to visit my son, my mother and my sister. I look forward to it every time, as we always use the same amazing guest house, we always get … Continue reading
When I was a child people hadn’t really heard about Autism. Many doctors were trying to cover the condition up as a myth, and many social workers would misinterpret Autism as parental neglect. It’s a sad fact that many of … Continue reading
I often enjoy my dreams; my brain is rich with images and ideas while I’m sleeping. In my dreams I can swim like a dolphin; I can dance, light as a feather, to any rhythm. In my dreams I can … Continue reading
“Cottleston Cottleston Cottleston Pie, a fly can’t bird but a bird can fly. Ask me a riddle and I’ll reply. Cottleston Cottleston Cottleston Pie.” When I was a very little girl my dear Nan presented me with The Pooh Cook … Continue reading
Here at Tribble Towers, the world doesn’t stop because it’s 14th February. Washing up still gets done, emails still need to be answered, the washing machine still spins and the boys next door still lose their footballs over our fence … Continue reading
You can now find a button on my page to follow me on Twitter. I hear that this bumps up the readership of many bloggers, and I would like to both expand my audience and find new blogs to follow. … Continue reading
This particular song by Bon Jovi has been a favourite of mine for many years now. When I listen to it, I cast my mind back to my mid to late teens and I remember my friends, the music that … Continue reading
This idea came to my attention via Minibreak Mummy‘s blog, and it seemed like something I could try to achieve. Frugal February is about cutting back on everything you possibly can. When you are disabled and your partner is your … Continue reading
Not long ago, a fellow blogger on a different site described my daily dose of inane, insane ramblings, insights and observations as “Tea and sunshine” – stating that reading my less-than-deep meanderings always made him smile, and implying that my … Continue reading