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The Pesky OU Student

The Pesky OU Student

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???

OrCam Read

OrCam Read

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 Of A Dyslexic Blonde

Diary of a Dyslexic Blonde

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 A Weird Year

What a Weird Year

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

Essays Writing Help

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???

Reflection

Reflection

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???

Zoomer

Zoomer

Total Zoomer Man I have become a Total Zoomer. So what? This is a bit of software keeping everyone in touch at present. If you live in Scotland like me, a Zoomer is a person of an erratic disposition. Something I have been called many times. Yes, Nuttier than a … More???

On Hold

On Hold

Press 1 for Account So as in any modern situation you phone the service required. The service asks you to enter the details. As I am dyslexic this takes several attempts and some swearing might be involved. I keep getting a message “I am sorry this is not recognised”. Eventually, … More???

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