Monthly Archives: November 2015

Over Reacting to the Air

When my overnight support worker Ruth woke up this morning she put the heating on because the castle was a bit chilly.

When my carer Catherina arrived a little later she said how cold it was outside.

And Sophie, who … read more

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An All Fours Household

When I was in my room earlier, Bunny, who’d stayed over last night, made a passing reference to my ‘weird leg mirror’.

It took me a minute understand, but as soon as I did it made me laugh.

I’ve … read more

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Winding Down

I woke in a reflective mood this morning. The incident I’d witnessed yesterday was still on my mind and I’d also had an argument with Leftwing Idiot on the phone last night that left me feeling upset.

Strangely I felt … read more

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Give Hate No Space

After I another continuity shift for E4 this evening my support worker Fran and I found ourselves in Shepherds Bush, outside Westfield Shopping centre, at rush hour on Black Friday. The traffic was at a standstill so we had to … read more

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For When Your Family Needs It

Over the last few weeks I’ve seen several posts on Facebook that have made me sad. They’ve been from people who have Tourettes themselves, or have a child with the condition, and they’ve related to comments or reactions from their … read more

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Praise BFBL

Last Sunday, as BBC4’s Live from Television Centre project drew to a close, writer artist and part time superhero Jess Thom delivered her Broadcast from Biscuit Land.

The all singing, all dancing, all biscuity finale created a memorable and moving … read more

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Biscuit Land Hits The Road

If you thought 2015 was a busy year for Touretteshero, just wait for next year! We’re going to be taking the award winning Backstage in Biscuit Land on tour in the UK (and beyond). If you haven’t been able to … read more

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Biscuit Land Returns To Stockwell

For the last four weeks I’ve been spending most of my time at the BBC’s historic Television Centre in White City, preparing for our Broadcast From Biscuit Land, which aired on Sunday. Although I’m missing the creative team we … read more

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The Making of Biscuit Land

I can’t quite believe it’s actually happened. Yesterday the vision and skills of many, many people came together to culminate in our Broadcast From Biscuit Land on BBC4.

We’ve been on an incredible journey, brilliantly supported by our friends from … read more

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The Most Live Day Of My Life

In the five years since co-founding Touretteshero I’ve had the chance to do some incredible things I’d never have dreamt possible.

But today we’re about to do something on a totally different scale. I’m terrified, excited and very, very proud … read more