Meeting Monkey

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

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A New Beginning

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


A Christmas Message From Touretteshero

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

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Beauty in the Beast

On a crisp September day in 2009 I jumped on a bus and headed to Trafalgar Square. It was back in the pre-fit days when I was able to travel and be on my own a lot more, and… read more


Up Next ….

You may have noticed I’ve been introducing lots of shows on Channel 4 in the last week, but my tics have been going one better – they’ve dreamt up a load of new programmes, including:

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World of the Zodiac - Sagittarius

Quick as a flash another month has passed, and once again it’s time to get mystic with a Tourettes-enriched horoscope. So, Sagittarians, here at long last are your predictions for the year. I hope you enjoy hearing what the… read more


“Oh No The Bridge Has Gone”

For the last few weeks I’ve been used to a new vocal tic. It’s one I say several times a day, but not all the time. Unusually for me it’s not a surreal mash-up of random ideas. Instead, it’s a… read more

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The Ten Ticced Commandments

You may remember some months ago I offered you my Thought for the Day. Rather than talking from a faith perspective I chose to share my thoughts from a tic perspective. You can listen to the results below:

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The Great Cocoon

Well it was a strange sight – hundreds of adults sitting on the floor in groups happily cutting, sticking and chatting while they made mini-motorised Daleks. All perfectly normal it seems for London’s Science Museum Lates where once a month… read more

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Credible Likeable Superstar Role Model

When Leftwing Idiot was in Edinburgh in the summer he saw a lot of shows at the Fringe Festival. One that really impressed him was Credible Likeable Superstar Role Model. He wasn’t the only person… read more

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