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Hi! I’m David,

Putting the world to rights and thoughts on Lifestyle, Hidden Disabilities & Mental Health, plus much more.

Hello, my name is David Di Palma.

I am in my fifties and have always felt like I do not belong in any specifically defined group. I have often asked myself 'Where do I belong?'

We are all unique, do not allow anyone to tell you otherwise.

I wouldn’t consider myself as normal, how does one define ‘normal’?

I am certainly a ‘conformist’ in respect of following and abiding with the law.

I stand up for what I believe in & support others less fortunate than myself.

I write, I do not expect everyone to neither agree nor disagree with my views, but, if our views differ, I will reasonably expect you to respect my views as I would yours. To date I have written three books, the first being in 2006.

I am artistic in other ways too; I believe in Freedom Of Expression regardless of the format one is using to express oneself. I do not expect others to neither like nor understand my art, but to respect ones art, as I would yours.  

I consider myself a ‘Lateral Thinker’. I am a survivor, as you are. We are all survivors in different contexts.

I became bored with Social Media platforms in respect of promoting my work and with providing you with an insight into my complex disability, a lifelong disability that requires 24hr support. Support Workers assist me with my needs.

This website is also a memory aid to assist me with my memory issues, memory issues are just one element of my disability.  
My aim is to inspire you, If I can do it, you can too.

If you have any questions, please do get in touch.

My name is David Di Palma, I am a Survivor & Proud.

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