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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

Partick Thistle Open Day 2019

I attended this year’s Partick Thistle Open Day, which took place on Saturday. (Thistle lost 2-1 at home to Dundee United the previous evening, with Lawrence Shankland surprisingly only scoring one of United’s goals; I had originally been planning to … Continue reading

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Update on “appropriately-named things” post

Following my recent post about appropriately-named things, something happened this weekend involving possibly the most appropriate name ever. I was at Victoria Station yesterday morning when I learnt about this. Anyhoo, over the weekend – due to not being anywhere … Continue reading

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Going to Partick Thistle Open Day – UPDATED

Before I start, I would like to announce that this is the first blog post I am writing on the new tablet I bought a few weeks ago. I am planning to go to Thistle’s Open Day on Saturday – … Continue reading

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Appropriately-named things – UPDATED

In this post, I am looking at things that are / were appropriately named. And I start with: BORIS JOHNSON & JEREMY C**T: Self-explanatory, really. I didn’t watch the Tory leadership debate on BBC1 (though I did see a bit … Continue reading

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Worst wildlife documentary EVER

I have been informed that on ITV / STV / what used to be HTV / UTV – on which Anglia TV’s amazing Survival programmes used to be shown – tonight there is a wildlife documentary on which a Bottom-Feeding … Continue reading

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TV preview for June 5th

And so we come to the final day of Trump’s state visit. And here’s a preview of what will be on television. MILKSHAKE!: Educational entertainment for the under-fives. Characters such as Captain Garbage and So-Called “Tommy” have milkshake thrown at … Continue reading

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TV preview for June 4th

On June 4th, the second day of Britain being enveloped in a cloud of orange bawbaggery, there will be programmes on British television. A preview of these programmes follows: TRUMPTON: After the success of Judd Trump’s exhibition match against Barney … Continue reading

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