This afternoon Leftwing Idiot and I went to a very special party. It was to celebrate ten years of the children’s charity Daytrippers.
Over the last ten years Daytrippers has helped nearly 20,000 disabled children to go on… read more
Last October I posted my first ticced horoscopes. They prompted lots of positive feedback and I enjoyed getting in touch with my mystical side. Leftwing Idiot’s friend Gemma thought they’d make good videos so a few weeks ago… read more
A couple of weeks ago I wrote about going to watch a film in public for the first time in years. That time it was in the back room of a pub with about thirty other people. Tonight I… read more
Several months ago, when winter still felt a long way away, Leftwing Idiot and I took a trip into town to meet Billy Elliott – not the famous dancer but the incredibly talented animator.
Our mission… read more
On Thursday night I had a ‘ticcing fit’ just after 8:30pm, and I didn’t have another for the rest of the evening.
I woke up yesterday morning feeling unusually refreshed and Bunny, who’d done my night-time support, greeted me… read more
Back in July I spent several days with a charming Australian film crew for a piece they were doing about Tourettes. Doing things for TV can be quite daunting, but the Channel 7 team were friendly, relaxed… read more
This time two years ago I made a resolution – to look for ways to acknowledge and celebrate my tics rather than ignore them and the increasing impact they were having on my life.
I’m proud to say… read more
I came across this video of Devin, a young man with Tourettes, performing a poem about his tics.
No need to watch a long documentary: I think he makes you understand and feel what he’s saying in… read more
My friend Keir has made a brilliant tic-inspired video with his mate Chris. They chose a selection of my tics and made a short clip for each. The result is very funny and in parts strangely… read more
I filmed an emergency broadcast this afternoon warning people about an impending dull-wave of greyness that’s about to sweep the world. The aim of the video is to get new superheroes (5-16 years old) to join me… read more