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Stick Up Pigs

On Christmas day, after all the food had been eaten, the presents unwrapped, and with the festive telly murmuring away in the background, something magical happened: I found a pig sticker.

It was in the hall, tucked into a … read more

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Letting The Top Out Of The Bag

I’ve written many times about how Tourettes makes me rubbish at keeping secrets. I often give away what I’ve got people as gifts, and poker, I-spy, and hide-and-seek are not my strongest games.

This neurological pre-disposition can … read more

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A Bumping of Biscuits

A couple of days ago I received a lovely message on Facebook that really made me smile.

A woman named Ali got in touch to tell me that she’d been teaching sign language to her three-year old son Caleb and … read more

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Putting My Foot In It

A couple of days ago I wrote about how erratic pre-fit behaviour had led to me having my first ever ticcing fit in a sink.

Yesterday I proved that my ability to behave erratically isn’t limited just to ticcing fits. … read more

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Sink Fit

I’ve had ‘ticcing fits’ in many unusual places: a fire station, a tube station, on top of some hay bales.

Often, just before my tics intensify, I behave erratically – hitting something nearby or trying … read more

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Pita Patter

It’s not every day that I arrange to meet someone I’ve never met before in our tour bus in a deserted car park in mid-Wales. But it’s not everyday that I’m at the Machynlleth Comedy Festival in Wales having being … read more

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A Lamp-Post Away From Home

Late last night we got back to our hotel after an amazing performance of Backstage in Biscuit Land in Norwich, our biggest audience to date. I was seriously tired but happy too. Innes helped me get to bed and I … read more

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Breaking Strawbs

Back in January I wrote about news of a possible biscuit shortage due to flooding in the North of England. Sure enough over the following months our attention’s been repeatedly drawn to the Biscuit crisis.

It now seems that another … read more

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One Sunny Day In Canterbury…

We’ve been in Canterbury, Kent, for the last couple of days and despite Chopin being very under the weather we’ve had two great performances of Backstage in Biscuit Land at the Marlowe Theatre, both to full houses.

I’ve not been … read more

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A Christmas Angel

The last few months have been very busy, what with our run of shows at the Barbican and Soho Theatres, and taking part in Live From Television Centre.

All of this means we’ve left recording our annual Christmas … read more

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