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
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
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
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
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
I’m writing this from the comfort of my hotel bed. It’s been a long tiring but incredible first day in Dublin. We’ve been made to feel so welcome by everyone: the hotel staff, the venue team, and the audience at … read more
For the last few days we’ve been in the incredible city of Sarajevo, the capital of Bosnia and Herzegovina. We’ve been here to perform Backstage in Biscuit Land (BIBL) as part of the MESS, an arts festival that’s been running … read more
You may have noticed I’ve been a bit quiet of late but don’t worry, it’s not because I’ve run out of steam – in fact it’s been because everything’s been going flat out over the last few weeks. In a … read more
At the start of the summer a formal looking envelope popped through the castle letterbox. I opened it with curiosity, unsure what to expect: it’s content blew me away.
It was a letter from the University of Wolverhampton saying they’d … read more
A couple of days ago I wrote about my tics’ reaction to the lettings board that had appeared outside my bedroom window.
Today some other arrivals caught their attention, but this time they greeted them as old friends.
“Welcome back … read more