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Morning Melbourne

There are some tough things about having Tourettes, and for me one of them is disrupted sleep.

At 5:30 this morning I woke up having a ‘ticcing fit’. At first I wasn’t too worried about dropping off again, but it … read more

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Mooching In Melbourne

After a glorious sleep I woke this morning in Melbourne, which I think is the farthest I can possibly be from the castle and my lamp-post. But my tics have made themselves completely at home immediately:

“Antennae, are you … read more

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Putting My Foot In It

A couple of days ago I wrote about how erratic pre-fit behaviour had led to me having my first ever ticcing fit in a sink.

Yesterday I proved that my ability to behave erratically isn’t limited just to ticcing fits. … read more

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Sonic Inclusion Workshop Weekend

I’ve got some exciting news: we’re working with our friend Will Renel from The Helen Hamlyn Centre for Design on a new collaborative project and we’re looking for young creatives to get involved. I’ll hand over to Will now to … read more

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Sink Fit

I’ve had ‘ticcing fits’ in many unusual places: a fire station, a tube station, on top of some hay bales.

Often, just before my tics intensify, I behave erratically – hitting something nearby or trying … read more

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