It’s ok to not be ok

It’s ok to not be ok

I want to explain something. I think I should have done this sooner, or, at least, made my intentions somewhat clearer.   I am very open about my mental health struggles, you all know that. When I write, I do so not for sympathy and support, although your...

Is Fibromyalgia a real condition?

Is Fibromyalgia a real condition?

I ask because apparently, I have it. At least I have something. It’s hard to test for fibromyalgia, an expert makes an informed decision, and then you either have it, or you don’t. My health condition is very real, so if I have fibromyalgia, then the...

The Christmas tree episode

The Christmas tree episode

Wow, I've really been rubbish keeping this up to date haven't I! Good intentions and all that... I think with all the hype from a few weeks back it just exhausted me. I have a huge hunger for writing and so want to be putting my thoughts into some...

Urine idiot

Urine idiot

You're an idiot - urine idiot - get it? Not you, I doubt you are an idiot, in fact, most people are sensible and understand the need for everyone to be able to use a toilet. How can it possibly be acceptable to have to lay on a cold, dirty toilet floor to...

364 days later

364 days later

364 days.  That's how long it took.  On Monday something amazing happened, here's the short version shared from a Facebook post I wrote at the time:   Tomorrow is the anniversary of the tweet asking if anyone had a little blue cup. The tweet went viral,...

Can you pay for your own toilet?

Can you pay for your own toilet?

I was more than a little surprised to see an appeal from a local parent raising money to build a changing places fully accessible toilet in what is effectively a privately run sports and leisure centre. Let's cover the counter-argument first. Sure, the...

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About The Author

Marc Carter

Marc - also known as GrumpyCarer - started this little project when an internet search for a little blue cup for his son went viral. To this day nobody knows where the projects name comes from. Fulltime dad and carer to his 3 children, he likes to rant and he likes to support others - he calls it therapy.


  1. Anonymous

    Do you have a list of other things people are looking for
    New to Twitter do you have a Facebook page

    • Marc Carter

      Hello yes if you search Facebook for LittleBlueCup you can find us and ALL our searches 🙂

  2. Anonymous

    I found the page for things you are looking for
    Thanks ill keep my eye out
    Fab idea


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