Monthly Archives: April 2020

Survival of the Crip-est - 28 Days Later

A month ago, at the start of lockdown, I wrote about the huge amounts of extra time and labour I was having to expend just to meet my basic requirements for safety, health, nutrition, finance and logistics.

I’m re-visiting this, … read more

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NASA for Now

Captains Log, star date 260320.

It’s been six weeks since our lockdown began, 42 days inside what we are calling our spaceship.

Earlier the crew were chatting about this milestone and wondering where we might be on our voyage through … read more

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Lockdown Learning - An Opportunity For Change

Exactly one month ago, on 23rd March 2020, the UK entered ‘lockdown’ to combat the COVID-19 pandemic. This means everyone stays at home except for essential travel, food shopping and exercise.

As a disabled person with additional high-risk factors, … read more

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Smiling Our Way To Revolution

Leftwing Idiot’s good friend Si had symptoms of COVID-19 and started self-isolating over a week before the lockdown began. It was touch and go for a while, but he seems much better now.

A lot changed while he was staying … read more

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‘Cripping’ The World

From the very beginning, Touretteshero’s focused on providing creative inclusive events for disabled and non-disabled people of all ages. This is a crucial part of our activism and we often talk about the importance of providing spaces where disabled people … read more

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COVID-19: A Million Emails Later

In just a few weeks, many of the assumptions we’ve taken for granted for generations have been totally transformed.

While this is undoubtably a surreal and scary time, we’ve seen how quickly systems can be transformed when the right … read more

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Join the Team - Update

In response to the current uncertainty due to Covid-19, we have decided to pause recruitment for Touretteshero’s General Manager. We are currently winding down all non-essential work to prioritise the health and wellbeing of everyone we work with until at read more

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