Something I wrote for Slugger O’Toole about the harmful end of the life coach, fitness guru and ‘alternative health expert’ grifts…and where it can lead. Also includes the accounts and red flags to watch for if you think a loved one is falling under the spell of such people.
Something I wrote about #autism and late diagnosis: https://sluggerotoole.com/2022/12/29/autism-a-few-words-for-family-and-friends-of-late-discovery-autistic-people/… Includes info family and friends of late-discovery Autistic people might find useful
A tongue-in-cheek blog for Slugger O’Toole looks reveals the REAL right way to pronounce North Antrim placenames. Photo by K. Mitch Hodge on Unsplash
Latest for Slugger looks at the issues we wish (some) GB folk would help us with instead of using NI as a remain/ leave political football Photo by Elena Mozhvilo on Unsplash
A blog for Slugger O’Toole looks at emergency mental health services in NI through the eyes of patient Ms J
What is ‘neurotypical nonsense’? This blog, mostly written by my two teenage kids, explains all.
Here’s the scenario: a person, on the day of a consistently shambolic house move, almost having to pull their car over and be physically ill with the stress. That person was me, that stress was caused by the bizarre conduct of solicitors and it was very, very avoidable.You’ll be tempted to think ‘ah, house moves … Continue reading When Solicitors Cause House Buying Hell: Why Do We Accept It? (Updated)
An important addition to the earlier The Nolan Show: Who Oversees The Overseer blog is going to involve a fair bit of detail. But it covers an often overlooked issue that’s central to the debate surrounding the show: how the show’s formal complaints process works…and whether it works at all. Why is this so important? … Continue reading (Updated) Who Oversees The Nolan Show Pt 2: How Complaints Are Handled
First things first: this is not a blog about the Nolan Show itself. Instead, we’ll be looking specifically at how concerns surrounding the show since its launch have been handled. Update: *Part 2 of this blog can now be found here* A TLDR for those in a hurry: going beyond all the recent white noise … Continue reading The Nolan Show: Who Oversees the Overseer?
Latest for Slugger O’Toole explores the connection between Gregory Campbell’s recent conduct and the DUP’s ‘Bible belt’ excesses in 1990s Ballymena.