January Well, January was weird for Wilma. She had made lots of plans for studying with OrCam and Claro writer helper. A quiet month had been planned, thus putting projects into place. Then whoosh the most horrible news arrived! Wilma’s best friend had passed away. She was devasted tears and … More???
Return of The Pesky OU Student The Return of the Pesky OU Student Wilma! She passed DD102, an introduction to social science! How I am not quite sure as I thought her brain would explode at one point. Yes, the Open University books have arrived! DD105, an introduction to criminology, … More???
Student Enrolment I want to introduce you to my friend. She is a bit crazy but in a lovely way. Last year she started a crazy journey. She signed up as a student with the Open University. However, I know she is dyslexic, so this came as a bit of … More???
The Pesky OU Student Takes On An OrCam Read Once upon a time, a beautiful fairy named Lauren contacted an Open University student. Consequently, the fairy offered the chance to try out an OrCam Read. In fact what a great opportunity. The student had been watching the Darren Clark diary … More???
Diary Updates Needed Diary from Friday to Friday has been packed. Live on LinkedIn happened on Friday morning. I was talking to Darren Clark about dyslexia/dyspraxia. But the time flew by as it does while talking to Darren. So it would have been easy to talk for ages about the … More???
What Year Is It? Well, my year started off well. Truly, things were looking positive. Also, I had signed to help as a volunteer with FDAMH on mental health. Signed up with fair start Scotland to find a job. Passed my interview and started training to be part of the … More???
Essays Easy? So, it is the start of a new mission. I am now with the Open University. This is going to take time and a lot of studying. It also means as a student, again, I will need to go back to writing essays. Not, one of my strong … More???
Self Reflection One of the many things I have been doing while in lockdown is reflection. This was something I had been taught during my COSCA counselling course. As a result, this has aided me with an understanding of my own anxiety. It has made me self-aware of how this … More???