Welcome to The Other Side – my little corner of cyberspace where I write about my experiences and thoughts on Witchcraft, Pagan Spirituality, the Paranormal, Autism and sometimes the interconnectedness of these topics, as well as my day-to-day family stuff here in Sydney, Australia.
Prosopagnosia is a neurological disorder characterized by the inability to recognize faces. Prosopagnosia is also known as face blindness or facial agnosia. The term prosopagnosia comes from the Greek words for “face” and “lack of knowledge.”
Not just “Little Wattlebirds” (Anthochaera chrysoptera) but teeny-tiny “Little Wattlebirds” are living in my backyard. For a while now I’ve noticed a pair of Little Wattlebirds hanging around a particular area of the backyard. Unfortunately my dog Shelby often chases and barks at them when they fly low over the clothesline area. I assumed there … Continue reading Little Wattlebirds
Dear Birdie, We’ve been friends since the beginning of high school, over 48 years ago now. We went through university together, then on to our varied careers. We saw each other become wives with loving husbands, and mothers of our beautiful children. Throughout the years, even though we were soon separated geographically, we never lost … Continue reading Vale Birdie, my dear friend
Years ago when my eldest son (mildly Aspie, no dx) was in early primary school he developed a fear of going to school because he couldn’t handle the reactions of other kids and some of the teachers when he didn’t know the answer to a question or how to do some of the work. Being … Continue reading Now You Know…