Margaux is an #ActuallyAutistic blogger who lives near Vancouver, Canada. She loves art, crafts, cats, tea, traveling, and watching a few of her favorite reality TV shows. She blogs about her life as one of the ways she advocates for herself and the autistic community.
Your City, Country:
Inspiration for Writing a Blog:
I wanted to write a blog for a very long time but I just had no idea what it would be about. Once I got my diagnosis of Autism two years ago, I felt as though it would be a great topic in which to have my blog grounded in.
Intention or Mission of Your Blog:
My intention is to share my journey and my life as an Autistic woman with the world! I’ve been so lucky to have many opportunities.
Topics you write about:
I write about autism, cats, product reviews and anything that hits me. I try to post 1-2 times a week but it’s incredibly sporadic.
Most Proud of:
I was on the cover of some local newspapers and lately I’ve been able to be an outspoken advocate for the #ActuallyAutistic community on television, radio and in the written word as well.
Your Top 3 favorite posts:
My focus was on why April is the cruelest month. I feel like I provided a very informative post and brought some attention to something that the Autistic community is plagued with: Autism Speaks.
I felt like this was a chance for me to show off what i’ve got when it comes to travel blogging. I love traveling and I really wanted to showcase what this quaint town in my neck of the woods had to offer.
This post was really amazing to me. I felt really invigorated to see myself on the cover of the newspaper doing what I love: Advocating AND Art.
What People Will Take Away Reading Your Blog:
I would love them to be able to connect with me, watch my videos and maybe take something away from it. Whether it’s a learned experience, they enjoy my content or they want to share, I feel as though there’s something for everyone and I strive to make relatable, personal content that resonates.
Now it’s time to share your geeky side with us…after all, we are ‘Geek’ Club Books!
Theme Song: The Monkees Theme Song has always struck a chord with me.
Quote you live by: “I am who I am and that’s all I ever can be”
Book you couldn’t put down until you finished it: The Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants
Favorite technology: Laptops are amazing.
Fantasy or Sci Fi: Is it okay to prefer Non-Fiction, realistic stuff? I am still geeky (I swear 😊)
More ways to connect with Margaux:
- Blog Facebook Page
- Buy her art on Big Cartel
- Watch her videos on YouTube
- Follow @retrophiliac on Instagram
- Follow @artfulretro on Twitter
Images courtesy of Margaux
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