Over the last fifteen years or so I’ve read quite a few research articles on Tourettes, many of them focused on the effectiveness of various treatments. Recently we were contacted by a researcher with a very different area of interest … read more
This year Touretteshero has teamed up with television’s Liz Carr to bring you an urgent Christmas Appeal.
According to a survey by SCOPE, a staggering 67% of the UK population feel uncomfortable talking to disabled people – this is … read more
When I was about seven I was taken on a school trip to the Tate Gallery in London. I have a clear memory of being led up a spiral staircase and sitting with my classmates on the floor of large, … read more
In just a handful of hours 2016 will give way to 2017. It’s tricky to know how to write about a year that’s been full of upheaval the world over, and like many others I’m extremely apprehensive about what the … read more
Across the world it’s been a year of dramatic change, from the UK referendum result to the pugnacious President-Elect in the USA.
In this era of uncertainty we need true leadership from our politicians, something that sadly seems all too … read more
It’s Christmas Eve and I’m full of excitement. This is partly because I’ve got three days of relaxing and eating ahead of me, and partly because it’s time to share another festive video with you.
Tic-driven Christmas messages have become … read more
A few weeks ago someone from The Guardian got in touch asking if I’d be up for making a video for them. They’d seen my interview on Russell Howard and thought I might have an interesting perspective to share.
While … read more
Our last performance of Backstage in Biscuit Land at the Barbican took place last Saturday and then we sadly said goodbye to this great venue.
It was a beautiful sunny day so I took the opportunity to be outside while … read more
For reasons that are too tasteless to describe here, this post is dedicated to a poor defenceless porker and a well-known wild boar.
When Ed Miliband attempted to eat a bacon sandwich a while back he was at least … read more
Back In March eight young creatives with Tourettes from across the country came together for Idea Amplifier a weekend workshop at the Camden Roundhouse in London. They had a mighty task ahead of them – to devise, script and shoot … read more