Last year Leftwing Idiot bought me some lavender spray to help me sleep.
My overnight support workers often spray some on my bed as I settle down to sleep and I often refer to them then as my Lavender Fairies.… read more
I have an unusual and fluctuating relationship with the lamp-post I can see from my bedroom window.
I scold, nag and insult it on most nights.
But I also invite it into my bed when it’s cold.
I deride all … read more
It’s been a tough day, not because anything dramatic has happened but simply because I’ve been feeling lousy.
This isn’t a one off– I’ve been struggling with chronic pain, nausea and fatigue for months.
I’ve got used to feeling … read more
It’s been a beautifully sunny Sunday. I’ve been hanging out with Erik, who’s a friend and the part of the Touretteshero team.
Fat Sister, King Russell and their little Squidge came round for a couple of hours, while Leftwing … read more
I studied drawing at art college and really got into mapping the world around me in various ways. I was particularly interested in how objects, people and spaces connect.
I’ve been in a lot of pain today so I’ve stayed … read more
A few days ago I had a visit from my occupational therapist (OT) and a surveyor from my local Council. They’d come to discuss making my bathroom safer and more accessible.
The surveyor was late and while we waited I … read more