As well as being a part-time superhero and working one day a week for Touretteshero, for four days a week I work as a project coordinator for a children’s organisation in London. My role covers three main areas:
On Friday afternoon I sat in our sunny playground and cried. My colleagues were all busy doing their work in the office, but I couldn’t do mine – I was stuck on the phone to the Department of Work and… read more
So today Scotland’s deciding whether to remain part of the United Kingdom or to become an independent country. I’m not about to wade into the political debate about the referendum myself, but unsurprisingly my tics are quite happy to:
“Run… read more
Last July I wrote a long letter to Nick Gorse, Dean of Camberwell College of Art, about how awful wheelchair access is at their main site. After a long wait I got a fairly disappointing reply, which said, basically,… read more
Yesterday 50,000 people marched through central London carrying a peaceful but powerful message to the doors of the Houses of Parliament. Poppy and I were among them.
We were there with tens of thousands of other people in the shadow… read more
When I was eight I was diagnosed with dyslexia and dyspraxia, I was ticcing a bit then too, but they were mild, and it wasn’t until they intensified in my early twenties that I was diagnosed with Tourettes. I was… read more
This morning Will and I went to the RNIB’s talking book studios to take part in an edition of Disability Now’s podcast. In preparation I listened to a load of previous editions and thought they were fascinating and… read more
My tics love coming up with names for new and unusual awareness days. They even have their own category in my tics section.
Here’s a brief selection:
“Happy Nacho on your Forehead Day”
“Happy Hug A Molecule… read more
Exactly a week ago our Kickstarter Campaign came to a triumphant end. We’d successfully raised all the money we needed to take our show, Backstage In Biscuit Land, to the Edinburgh… read more
There are still ten days to go until the end of our Kickstarter appeal, and it’s great that we’ve already exceeded our target – it means we’ll definitely be able to take Backstage in Biscuit Land… read more