Back In March eight young creatives with Tourettes from across the country came together for Idea Amplifier a weekend workshop at the Camden Roundhouse in London. They had a mighty task ahead of them… read more
I watched a video last night that made me squeal with delight.
I’ve no idea why, but I find penguins extremely exciting – the mere mention of them ignites my tics. The word ‘penguin’ features a lot in this… read more
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
I’ve finished work for a bit and at last I’ve got time to attend to all those little jobs that’ve been building up over the last few weeks.
I’ve done a load of filing, pumped up the tyres on my… read more
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
Last night Chopin and I performed a shortened version of our show Backstage In Biscuit Land as part of an event organised by The London Brain Project. They work with artists, neuroscientists, and the general… read more
As I mentioned in my post the other day there’s no doubt it’s now autumn, but for this post I’m scrolling back six months from October, to April – April 12th, to be precise. It’s a date that’s sharply etched… read more
I’ve just watched a fantastic video and I want to share it with you. It was created by a wheelchair user named Anthony in collaboration with Free Help Guy, an organisation that takes a direct and creative approach… read more
A few days ago Chopin and I had a late-night rendezvous with two men, two puppets, and a camerawoman. We’d received a mysterious text from Henry, the puppeteer who created mini-Touretteshero who appears in Backstage In Biscuit Land.
Henry asked… read more
At the end of last year I took part in Channel 4’s Alternative Voices project. It was part of their #BornRisky campaign which highlighted their commitment to taking creative risks. I was one of five people with audible disabilities… read more