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Signing Off Until Sunday

This’ll be a short post because Leftwing Idiot and I are about to head to Tate Britain to make the final preparations for We Forgot The Lot!

We’re not the only ones working flat out… read more

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Who Gets Knocked Down?

My tics love adjusting the lyrics to well-known songs. The latest for this treatment is Chumbawamba’s 1997 hit Tubthumping, better known by its most prominent lyric, “I Get Knocked Down.” In my Tourettes version a few other things… read more

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Three Days to Go…

In a few days time hundreds of people will be heading to Tate Britain for We Forgot The Lot (WFTL), an inclusive arts event for children with and without Tourettes.

I’ve been hit by a… read more

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Snail Slalom

I’ve been enjoying being back in my Trekinetic wheelchair, but I’m trying to be sensible, not taking any risks and paying close attention to the terrain.

And there are three snails that are very lucky I’ve been paying… read more

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Let’s Get Ready To Kickstart

In one week’s time we’ll be launching a big Kickstarter appeal to take Backstage in Biscuit Land to the Fringe Festival.

We’ve been successful in getting an Unlimited award for the show, but this is just to… read more

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A Pig Under Foot?

Before we go any further, here’s some background info so this post makes sense:

• I often move around the castle on my knees.
• I have a bizarre reaction to certain noises, including the ‘oink’ of pig shaped… read more

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Keeping Busy

Today I had a new carer. She was with me all day helping me out at the castle, and we got on well. But she said one thing that made me bristle, and got me thinking.

I was telling her… read more

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A Dusty Post

London feels dense with pollution and Saharan dust this evening. As Leftwing Idiot, Will and I made our way back to the castle we noticed how the streetlights were lighting the hazy air. Predictably my tics had something… read more

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The Dentist

On June 28th last year I wrote about the start of something that wasn’t finally finished until today. What was this lengthy process? It was getting my teeth cleaned and polished by the special care dentistry team at my… read more

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Unlimited Announcement

I’ve written before about ‘Backstage In Biscuit Land’, the show we’re putting on at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival this year. Now I’m delighted to announce that we’re going to be supported by a grant from Unlimited. This… read more

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