I mentioned yesterday that my ‘ticcing fits’ had been particularly intense in the last week. On Friday evening I had a fit in the bathroom – this is the worst room in the castle for this to happen … read more
This is a post I need to write but you might not need to read – I’m going to discuss some of the complicated, distressing parts of having Tourettes, and if reading it feels too much at any point please … read more
We’re currently in New York having just completed a two-week run of ‘Not I’, which was part of Under The Radar Festival. We’ve been brilliantly hosted by BRIC in Brooklyn and together we’ve welcomed incredibly warm, thoughtful, full … read more
We’re on the eve of a big anniversary, but for me the end of this decade has special significance. Ten years ago, Touretteshero was born, since then everything’s changed, and I’ve become a radically different person. As the clock … read more
Yesterday I shared a festive drawing that I’d just completed on my iPad. As well as creating that drawing, I’ve also been using my iPad to make some Biscuit-Land-themed fonts.
One of my new fonts has a theme very … read more
What a whirlwind the last few months have been both here in Biscuit Land and in the wider world! Over the last few days we’ve all been slowing down and unwinding ready for Christmas, and this is the first proper … read more
Back in 2015 Leftwing Idiot and I wrote a short relay play called Light Of My Life about the strange relationship I have with the lamp-post I can see from my bedroom window.
We mixed tics with chosen language without … read more
As a child growing up in 80s London, I remember power cuts being a fairly regular occurrence. There was something scary but exciting about them, and I always knew where the candles were, just in case.
In my adult life … read more
I’ve been working in Belgium this week. When I got back to the hotel this evening after a busy day I glanced at my personal emails, and I saw one that totally threw me.
It was from the care agency … read more
When Monkey the cat first moved in he was understandably a bit nervous of my wheelchair, so much so that I teased Chopin about having an ableist cat. Since then he’s got used to the chair and in fact he’s … read more