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Five Years, Ten Minutes, Twenty Questions

Four years and 364 days ago I didn’t feel particularly strong or particularly good about myself. Every day for a long time I’d been fighting to ignore something that was very much a part of me, my Tourettes, and I… read more

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Twelve Months Strong

I’ve just re-read the post I wrote on New Year’s Eve exactly a year ago and it reminded me what a decidedly rocky start I’d had to 2014. On Boxing Day last year the muscles in… read more

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“Merry Christmas Living Organisms.”

It’s Christmas morning at the castle. There’s a cheerful clattering coming from the kitchen and a sizzling sound as Fat Sister makes bacon sandwiches. And I can hear the rustle of King Russell packing Christmas presents into bags, ready to… read more

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The Story Of The Ancient Crumb

I’m sitting on my bed to write this post. To my right I can see the garden bathed in wintry sun. To my left is my wheelchair with the remnants of the fake snow from our Christmas video-shoot last month… read more

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Christmas Comes Early In Biscuit Land

Unless you’re particularly grumpy at the moment you must’ve got caught up in the festive spirit, even if only a little. I’ve been working hard getting Christmas cards out and posting people their orders from our shop.

I’ve also… read more

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A Relaxed Ending

On Friday, Bunny, Fran, Jolie and I saw an incredible piece of theatre, Hopelessly Devoted, at the Roundhouse in Camden. The play, written by Kate Tempest, is moving, funny and thought-provoking. The characters are brilliantly drawn… read more

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The Touretteshero Christmas Stall

I don’t expect you need me to remind you that Christmas is nearly upon us, but in case my daily #festiveoutburst hasn’t jogged your memory, let me spell it out — there are only 18 days to go until Christmas… read more

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“Nothing Says Christmas Like Biscuits In Hats.”

We’re speeding towards the end of November so Christmas is just around the corner. The festive period’s been on my mind a lot recently because we’ve been working flat out to get this year’s Touretteshero Christmas card printed and ready… read more

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Beautifully Gruesome

Happy Halloween! It’s late but we’ve still a few hours left before the plastic bats and fake cobwebs get put away for another year. As I write, at home in my warm bed, I’m getting occasional glimpses of the big… read more

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Attention All Innovators

Today NESTA, a charity dedicated to supporting ideas that can help improve lives, together with the Government’s Office for Disability Issues and Innovate UK, an organisation for funding, supporting and connecting innovative businesses, all joined forces… read more

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