Stop Dumbing Down

I feel that it is time to discuss a difficult subject in the progression of Parkinson’s Disease; that of death. The end of life. I have noticed that, increasingly, charities and treatment providers inform that ‘Parkinson’s is not terminal’; it won’t kill you. Increasingly, but conversely, I find myself learning that this simply is not…

My Paradoxical Companion

I took a little step back from social media, of late. Sometimes I just want the head-space. Well, that is to say that sometimes life throws a curve-ball or two and then I just find myself wanting to withdraw and stay kind of still, while the mad world rushes on around me. This only happens…

You’d Better Sit Down

One of the things that stops people with infirmity or disability from leaving their home is, you may be surprised to learn, seating!  Yes, I’m serious!  If you think about it, a lot of people with illnesses such as, for example, Parkinson’s may reach a point where going to the shops becomes too difficult.  One…