It’s the real Shrove Tuesday and we’ve been enjoying more delicious pancakery here at the castle. Last week I wrote about our evening making practice pancakes, and my ticced recipe suggestions. This evening my tics took a… read more
Ich bin mir nicht sicher, ob Google Translate funktioniert gut. Wenn es das tut sollte sagen: ein großes Willkommen zu meinem deutschen Leser.
I’m trying my hand at German, not because my tics have suddenly jumped language but because my… read more
Just like a fish, time has darted by, which is why my last World of the Zodiac video is a couple of days late. I can’t believe it’s a year since we first recorded these tic-enriched predictions.
Pisces,… read more
Today’s been a great day. The weather may have been utterly miserable, but I’m in a buoyant mood.
I ran a training session for front-of-house staff at Tate Britain in preparation for an event we’re putting on in… read more
The Winter Olympics started today, something that might well have passed me by had my tics not got involved, suggesting a flurry of new events:
“Down Hill Donkey Tobogganing.”
“Limbo Dancing on Ice.”
“Tiddlywinks in the Rain.”
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I’d been really looking forward to going to an event this weekend with Keir, but then three things happened that made it a bad idea.
First, Keir injured his back and wasn’t able to come. My friend Jess, who hasn’t… read more
Let’s not beat about the bush – there’s only one thing right now that can make January bearable and that’s my penultimate tic-enriched, World of the Zodiac horoscope!
Aquarians, you’ve waited patiently and stood by as almost all the… read more
So far much of what I’ve written this year has been pretty serious stuff, mostly about the sudden dystonia that developed in my hands on Boxing Day. The last few weeks have been difficult,… read more
Firstly, Happy New Year! I hope that whatever you did to celebrate was wonderful. I stayed at the castle and saw in 2014 with friends. Anything else would’ve been too much because I’m in quite a lot of read more
In five day’s time the Queen will be broadcasting her Christmas Message to the nation. If you can’t wait that long, or if you’d like something a little different, here’s my brand new tic-inspired Christmas message. Sit back and enjoy… read more