A few posts back I talked about Tillie, the inspirational engine from my childhood. This has spurred me on to do a post about another character from my childhood – Warrior from the TV show Tugs. While he didn’t impact my determination nearly as much as that famous blue engine he was a character that I could … Read morePost #110 ~ Warrior The Clumsy Tugboat
Improved ‘Positives of Dyspraxia’ Chart Dyspraxia does have its positive points. After all, it is one of the reasons why I started this blog in the first place. The positive points are overshadowed by the stigma that comes with the territory of a label. It is these positives and negatives that make us unique people … Read morePost #108 ~ The Positive Attributes
5 Years of Dyspraxia Blogging This month marks the fifth anniversary of DyspraxicFantastic going live; it has been quite the adventure so far. I can’t believe it’s been over half a decade since I started it all off! Hasn’t been a smooth trip in any sense of the word, but each obstacle has made me … Read morePost #107 ~ 5 Years Live!
“The Beast from the East” For once a topical post from me! I hail from the south-western part of the UK and as such we don’t get much snow. As expected, the northern parts of England and beyond get a fair amount of snow. When the southern part gets hit it’s mainly on the moors. … Read morePost #105 ~ Dyspraxia vs. The Forces of Nature (Snow)
Pokémon has been a franchise that’s been going for over 20 years, and with the launch of Pokémon Go it brought it back into the limelight, both for positive and negative reasons. I did a chapter on Pokémon Go for my ‘Dyspraxia and Gaming‘ page, but I have decided to move its content to a post … Read morePost #104 ~ Pokemon Go
The drawbacks have finally lead to something… Change happens on a regular basis and it is something we have to face and accept. Sometimes it’s in our control, but for the most part, it isn’t and sometimes we’re given a choice in the matter, but it could be none of the options are good and it’s … Read morePost #102 ~ ‘The Shot Arrow’
Introduction: The awareness begins In 1987 the Dyspraxia Trust was set up – this was because that there was nothing in place to help or support people with the condition. Awareness was scarce. 30 years on, a name change in the process and the Dyspraxia Foundation is still going, committed to helping as many people as … Read morePost #101 ~ Dyspraxia Awareness Week 2017
What I consider to be one of my strongest attributes is an incredible strong mental will, something that as an adult hasn’t been easy to break. With events leading up to this point in time, I can say I am on the verge of breaking point, to the point where I feel like I only … Read morePost #099 ~ Breaking Point
For me, my blog has played a vital role in my sanity as it has helped process certain problems and has given me a distraction, as well as a positive outlook/hobby for the last 4 years. When my blog went for a server upgrade a few weeks back I couldn’t make any updates and it … Read morePost #098b ~ Dyspraxic Fantastic is back…again!
Life constantly changes – both positive and negative – new opportunities and threats can enter someone’s life in a blink of an eye and older opportunities and threats can disappear just as quick. 2017 for me has been a bit rough (one such problem was finding out my job role is being made redundant end … Read morePost #097 ~ Remaining Positive