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Something’s Brewing In The Basement!

When we set up Touretteshero almost eight years ago one of our big aims was to put on exciting inclusive events. I know from my own experience how important it is to have positive experiences to draw on when things … read more

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Writing It Out

It’s 4.27am.
The castle is still.
I am not.
But I never am.

The room is gently lit by my bedside lamp, and now by the glow of my computer screen as I type.

The garden outside is lit by … read more

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Colour Wheels

My love of wheelchairs is no secret, and it extends to accessories as well – in the past I’ve written with great excitement about new wheelchair bags and push rims.

For the last few days I’ve been preoccupied with … read more

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Pigs in the Mail

This morning a crumpled envelope covered in stars made it through the castle’s letterbox. It looked as if it’d travelled a very long way indeed.

I was intrigued, and when I opened it I squealed with excitement. It was instantly … read more

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Times of Silence and Action

My body was heavy with tiredness when I woke this morning after an intense week in Edinburgh for the Fringe. It was nice to wake up in my own bed though, and to see Joyce, who helped me get … read more

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My Mouthy Week

I’m sitting on a train, my laptop on my legs, the screen flickering with sunlight and passing reflections. Looking up occasionally, I’m catching glimpses of yellow fields with neat hedgerows, or small towns with a muddle of red roofs, chimneys, … read more

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How To Relax At The Theatre

Edinburgh during the Fringe is unlike anything else. The sheer quantity and range of shows on offer is incredible. This year there are over 3873 shows. Lots of people I’ve spoken to have been overwhelmed by this huge choice and … read more

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Reflecting Responsibility

I’m lying on the bed in my accessible studio flat in Edinburgh. We arrived in the city yesterday. After a long day of traveling and months of preparation it felt incredible to be here at last, and even more incredible … read more

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Remixing The Globe Weekend Workshop

Back in December six young creatives with Tourettes came together for a weekend of thinking, talking and making at Battersea Arts Centre. Together with researcher Will Renel we explored the theme of sonic inclusion. I’m excited to announce that … read more

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Feeling The Difference

The last few weeks have been quite full on. We’ve been working hard on our new stage show, ‘Not I’, which we’re taking to the Edinburgh Fringe in just over a week’s time, and I’ve been experiencing lots … read more

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