Monthly Archives: July 2014

Dyslexia and Me: Dreams or Reality (Graduation)

Dreams/Reality

Dreams/Reality

This photo is of me on Tuesday 8th July, 2014. It’s the day after I graduated from the University of Aberdeen with a 2:1 in Celtic and Anglo-Saxon Studies – History. What’s the significance of this photograph? Well if you had told me 10 years ago I would be graduating from university at all I would have laughed and told you to pull the other leg! The tshirt I am wearing in this photograph is from a sketch in Father Ted, my favourite comedy series. In the episode, Father Dougal gets very confused between dreams and reality, so Ted draws him a diagram to explain.  Read the rest of this entry

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A Massive ‘THANK YOU!!!’ to the Anonymous Donor!

One donation from an anonymous person!

One donation from an anonymous person!

Oh my goodness gracious! I would like to say a MASSIVE thank you to the wonderful anonymous donor who donated £50 to Dyslexia Action through my JustGiving sponsorship! I had set a target of £20 thinking it might be a struggle to realistically meet £100 when I am raising money through blogging rather than some crazy activity! I am absolutely humbled by your generosity anonymous donor. Thank you so so much!!!

Donations: JustGiving – Dyslexia Action

I mentioned before that I was going to start donating money to dyslexia charities and changing it around every quarter. I have just set up a ‘JustGiving’ page and for the next 3 months all donations that my lovely readers want to give will be going to Dyslexia Action!

My JustGiving profile can be found in the right hand column, or you can go to:

https://www.justgiving.com/DyslexiaAndMe/

Thank you very much in advance!

Dyslexia and Me: Specs Appeal

Specs Appeal: My old glasses

Specs Appeal: My old glasses

Now that I have finished university and have started looking for work, it’s time for me to look more professional and ditch my cap. This is a lot harder than it seems. It’s not a fashion statement, but it shields my eyes from harsh light both outside and inside. So today I went to an optician who specialises with dyslexia.  Read the rest of this entry

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