I have been reflecting on my work as a Counsellor and Psychotherapist and about society and humanity. I wish to share with you a simple truth that I always find … Continue reading There’s No Escaping the Truth
“Depart from discretion, when it interferes with duty.” – Hannah More. One of the aspects of being a person with Parkinson’s, that others may not consider, is just how difficult … Continue reading Taking a Meaningful Risk
Morning Has Broken: My phone alarm goes off at 6.45am, every day; it’s time to take my medication. This week, the sultry, velvet voice of Ella Fitzgerald singing ‘Summertime’, in a duet with … Continue reading Morning Has Broken.
One of the subjects that people with Parkinson’s have both experience of and opinion about is that of side effects caused by medication. The possible side effects of short and … Continue reading Parkinson’s Meds Side Effects
Today, I need to share something about how appalled I am at our Conservative Government. I was shocked, recently, by a decision affecting my mother’s care. Our Conservative Government and … Continue reading Dear Conservative Govt.
This message is for you, Mrs. May. I find myself wracked with disgust. Your team’s letter arrived here today. The contents are simply unjust. Your Government must simply not know … Continue reading It Only Gets Worse.
A pathway of autumnal glow When Nature bows her head for rest. While trees prepare for season’s flow Like rust upon what summer blessed. The morning dew drops hang like … Continue reading Life’s Leafy Pathway
Something that I have become aware of, since being diagnosed with Young Onset Parkinson’s Disease, is that there is nobody in my life to teach me how to ‘do’ Parkinson’s … Continue reading Parkinson’s is a Moon Walk
Can it already be mid-way through January? With the festive season already behind us, many of us will have made an effort toward our New Year’s Resolutions. Some may have … Continue reading Be An Influencer
Today, I am thinking about the lack of provision of seating for people with disabilities, or even just frailties, in many of our communal areas such as shops, high streets, … Continue reading Disability and Cheesecake