Monthly Archives: May 2014

My Sister’s Not My Keeper

Fat Sister, Poppy and I went shopping in Peckham yesterday. We went into Primark and split up a bit as we looked around. When Fat Sister and I had paid for our stuff we went to the front of the … read more

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Tightrope-Walking Soho

I’ve been enjoying being out and about in my Trekinetic wheelchair recently. I can push it myself which I love, although as the holly bush incident demonstrated last week, it isn’t always amazingly safe.

I know Leftwing Idiot gets quite … read more

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Taking a Dive

Poppy and I went swimming last night. Poppy got out first to get my wheelchair. I followed her, pushing myself up onto the side, and I impressed myself with my skill at doing this – but it didn’t last. Just … read more

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A few days ago I was watching one of those TV panel shows and the subject of haikus came up. They’re short poems made up of just seventeen syllables, five in the first line, seven in the second and five … read more

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One Month to Glastonbury

On June 27th 2011, Leftwing Idiot and Poppy came back from the Glastonbury Festival. I’d spent the weekend stuck in my old lair, unable to go up or down the stairs safely. My mobility had been deteriorating for much … read more

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Fitting In The Bed Department

Will and I were out and about today. We went to a photography exhibition, had a lovely lunch and did a bit of shopping. Will was looking for a new duvet cover so we headed to a large department … read more


Fat Sister and King Russell are Coming

With the help of my carer I spent yesterday tidying up and re-organising the castle. I rationalised the storage cupboard, made room under the support worker’s bed and cleared a load of shelves in the bathroom cabinet.

This spring clean … read more

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The Sibling that Never Forgets

Back in 2010 I wrote about Fat Sister’s quiet delight when I hit myself on the head with an ice-lolly. She felt that I was finally getting my just deserts for an incident that happened years before when we … read more

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197 Thank Yous

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 Fringe in August.

Everyone who backed us was … read more

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Sharp Right At The Holly Bush

Leftwing Idiot and I were on our way back from lunch at work yesterday when I did something that made him laugh out loud.

I was happily propelling myself along with him walking to my left when all of a … read more

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