Calming playlist

I get asked about this a lot: "Lydia, why do you listen to music?! You complain about noise-that it hurts your head-yet you listen to Rock". To me, noise can be really invasive, as I lack a filtering mechanism; it hurts my ears, stops me speaking fluently, jams my senses, messes with my thoughts. Everything seems THAT … Continue reading Calming playlist

It’s all in the sound.

Hello, As somebody with Aspergers, I guess you could say that I'm very much a contradiction; I ADORE rock music, and go to concerts for the express purpose of reviewing them. But I can also shudder at some sounds, and become overwhelmed. Simple, right?! For this post I thought I would put to words my … Continue reading It’s all in the sound.

Headphones; leave me in peace!

Can I make a confession? Virtually everywhere I go, I wear my headphones, particularly if in transit, like on a train or walking. (And I do get frowned at; it's not exactly advisable in terms of road safety, but  I just leave it on shuffle, so I can be 'car aware'.) http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=srDu2JtqGXk You see, this … Continue reading Headphones; leave me in peace!

I just don’t get social media.

Hello! Despite me having been a Blogger for five years now, there's just one element of the whole field that I just do not get; social media. The politics of social media; now, here is what I just cannot understand. And that's the funny thing, being a Blogger! But communication is the problem, and being … Continue reading I just don’t get social media.