Clare Matthews and Alex
Clare Matthews is finding happiness and contentment after a life of mental health distress and psychiatric diagnoses. Transgender, autistic, and with a complex dissociative disorder, she has learned the benefits of radical self acceptance only since moving to Newcastle. A keen walker and sometimes writer and performer, she has spent the last few years recovering, building for the future and finding satisfaction each day. Clare has learned that some impossible things turn out to be possible. Many others do not and that is okay. She’s also a Sudoku genius and adores sharing the contrasting beauty of numbers and nature.