In November 2015, when a woman in a derelict building in west London started a countdown, my heart raced – as I’m sure a print-out from my pacemaker would testify. Kirsty Wark had just emerged from round a corner … read more
Twenty years ago Tracey Emin made her iconic work ‘My Bed’.
It’s also twenty years since I swapped my childhood single bed for a double bed.
As I wrote back in February I’ve just gone back to a using … read more
In just under a week’s time we’ll be sharing the result of a creative project that’s been over a year in the making.
With a lot of excitement I want to encourage you to look out for our latest film, … read more
I’ve been on holiday in Spain with Fran for almost a week now. Tomorrow will be our last day and naturally my mind’s started to shift to life back home, particularly the week ahead. When I looked at my support … read more
A few weeks ago I went to speak at a National Trust event in Derby, which turned out to be a really interesting experience. Unexpectedly I also got to indulge one of my biggest passions – talking about wheelchairs.
The … read more
The Internet’s full of distractions, from cute cat videos to nostalgic quizzes.
Last night I saw an alternative pain scale that made me laugh – someone had used works of art to replace the usual 1-10 of pain.
I liked … 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
While touring our show Backstage In Biscuit Land a couple of years ago I had a difficult experience at a comedy festival. I wrote about it here and have thought about it on and off since.
At almost exactly the … read more
Dear Jacqueline Wilson,
I’ve got a confession to make: I, a thirty-seven-year-old woman, spent the Easter weekend watching the CBBC adaptation of your book Katy (a retelling of the What Katy Did stories). I’m sure I’m not the only adult … read more