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About cometorachel

I am a stand-up comedian and writer who has had hemiplegia, a rare-ish form of cerebral palsy which affects one side of the body (in my case the right) since birth. I also have curvature of the spine. I speak German, Spanish and Italian just about fluently, French badly, and am currently learning Portuguese. I have been a vegetarian for many years. I am on Facebook at www.facebook.com/rachel.collinslister and Twitter at www.twitter.com/rcollinslister

Christmas and my 44th

I got lovely presents for Christmas – salted caramels with edible glitter, two books (Gervase Phinn’s The Other Side Of The Dale and the Alan Partridge book I, Partridge) and £30. I had a trio-of-mushrooms parcel for Xmas dinner, with … Continue reading

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My latest poem – Mayhem

MAYHEM Strong and stable Strong and stable Strong and stable Please shut up.

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Bi Visibility Day 2017

HAPPY BI VISIBILITY DAY x

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Don’t vote Tory

Please, I beg you … DON’T VOTE FOR THE TORIES! (And it would be funny to see Tony Blair’s face if Jeremy Corbyn becomes Prime Minister.)

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Covfefe

In the same way as when many people see a celebrity’s name trending on Twitter they assume that celebrity’s died, I now assume, when I see an unfamiliar word trending (and I of course speak German, Spanish, Italian and Portuguese), … Continue reading

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Update on update on previous posts

In the blog post I posted on Monday, I announced that the subtitles on my TV hadn’t disappeared or frozen for ages. As Sod’s Law inevitably dictates, on Monday night my subtitles froze while I was watching an old episode … Continue reading

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Update on previous posts

The subtitles on my television haven’t disappeared or frozen for ages – presumably, as I am aware that a lot of people have expressed concern about disappearing / freezing subtitles, they must have done work on the transmitter. Because of … Continue reading

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