Yesterday the organisation I work for had its Annual General Meeting (AGM). Like all AGMs there was all the formal business to get through, but there was also a much more relaxed and celebratory element too. We had delicious food… read more
Over the last few weeks I’ve been experiencing a strange new phenomenon, which I’m calling Sophie Fits.
During almost all my recent ‘ticcing fits’ I’ve talked about Sophie, both my old friend (and former support worker) Sophie who… read more
Today is International Day of Persons with Disabilities, a day set up and championed by the United Nations since 1992 to celebrate disabled people’s achievements across the world. But if you’re a disabled person in this country you… read more
On Friday, much to my delight, I had a fit free day – a whole day without a ‘ticcing fit’. Tradition dictates that I get a ‘piggy’ as a reward – a squeaky rubber dog-toy shaped like a… read more
This year everyone seems to be talking about it being ‘Black Friday’ today, and I don’t remember ever hearing about this before.
For anyone still in the dark, Black Friday’s the day after Thanksgiving in the United States… read more
As I’ve mentioned before I’ve been having a great time out and about in my new Trekinetic wheelchair, mainly because I can propel myself when I’m outside, much, much more easily than with the standard chair. This means I… read more
Here’s a story about the NHS that’s very unlikely to make it into the mainstream media.
This afternoon Leftwing Idiot was taking me to our local hospital for a non-urgent appointment. I was in my regular wheelchair so he was… read more
Today’s post is written by guest blogger Alec. He shares his recent journey with Tourettes, and describes the key things that’ve helped him cope since the onset of his tics ten months ago. Over to Alec…
To start with, I’m… read more
This time last month I was celebrating my second ‘Fitiversary’ with friends in a local restaurant. Any regular readers will know my ‘ticcing fits’ play a significant part in my life. They also featured in my TEDx talk… read more
Yesterday Leftwing Idiot, Poppy and I went on a day trip to Brighton to have a meeting with some friends. We had a lovely time while we were there but the day was overshadowed by the awful journeys. They were… read more