Police

“The Sound of a Sheep”

When I popped out to get some milk earlier there was a police van on the street outside the lair. As I walked past, swearing and shouting “Biscuit”, an officer who was searching someone turned and looked me up and … read more

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“The Lesbians are Making a Meccano Set”

This afternoon I went with Leftwing Idiot to a protest, organised by the group Disabled People Against Cuts (DPAC). It took place outside the headquarters of ATOS, the company which is set to make a lot of … read more

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Met on the Tube

This evening I met Ruth in Islington and we had a great time. On the Tube home I was thinking about how important having a friend with Tourettes is to me. I felt happy and relaxed until three police officers … read more

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Demonstrating Choice

Over the last few weeks students, past, present and future have been protesting about the proposed increase in tuition fees and the abolition of the Education Maintenance Allowance. In the last few days the presence of disabled protesters at these … read more

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Midnight Feast with the Police

Leftwing Idiot and I were out all day. On the way home we headed to our local kebab shop to get something to eat. There was a police car outside and we could see two officers were ordering their dinner … read more

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“Die!”

I keep ticcing, “Die!” which doesn’t come across as very friendly. It was bad enough this evening when I said it randomly to strangers in Kensington, but much worse earlier in the week when I said it to a four-year-old … read more

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Phone Nightmare

I had my phone nicked this evening. Leftwing Idiot calmly helped me call the phone company, the insurance company and the police. I spoke to the first two but he made the call to the police. This turned out to … read more

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I’m a Fire Alarm

On my way home from work we drove past a small fire on the edge of a park. I asked the cab driver to stop at the police station next door so I could tell them about it, but it … read more

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I Can’t Stop

Leftwing Idiot and I were out in our area. I was emitting my normal, frequent vocal tics. As we walked past a police officer on a bike, she turned towards us, pointed at me and told me to “Stop that.” … read more

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