I’ve been reading a lot about Asperger’s syndrome recently as we teach it as part of the A level psychology syllabus and it fascinates me. Asperger’s is a neuro-developmental difference which can mean that people with it have limited theory of mind.
Theory of mind is our ability to ‘mind read’ ie to … Read more
The kids and I have just been watching the nature series on the BBC about Thailand which focuses on the link between humans, spirituality as well as nature. We were watching a woman wading through lotus fields when youngest son asked why the lotus is part of Buddhism.
The commentary explained it as; ‘out of … Read more
This morning I was woken by the blackbird rather than the alarm; how different it feels to wake up with nature and when my body is ready to rather than the usual forcing of wakefulness in line with the social norms that demand we be in work.
I heard someone on the radio the other … Read more