Parkies promotes poetry…

I was reading a post on the Parkies FB page that I follow and to my surprise the following statement was made: “It is a well known fact that Parkinson’s brings out the creativity in PWP’s. It is one of the few gifts that we get from this unwelcome guest. For those who haven’t triedContinue reading “Parkies promotes poetry…”

The gift of poetry

I suppose everyone has some kind of talent within them, even if we don’t always recognise it. My Mum was, I think, a very talented artist and I have quite a few of her paintings on my walls. I’m afraid that particular talent has definitely skipped this generation. At least it definitely seems to haveContinue reading “The gift of poetry”

I am a more emotional being since Parkies!

I think I have always been a reasonably emotional person but have noticed very much that since Parkies has come into my life, that I am definitely more so. Not that I wasn’t a caring person before, but I think that things matter so much more for me now. I have been a more prolificContinue reading “I am a more emotional being since Parkies!”

I am grateful…

A Parkinson’s Facebook Page that I am on asked the question ‘what are you grateful for?’ One thing I love about that page is the sense of community and positivity that it gives us all. Sometimes, while we are working our way through life with a degenerative condition, it is all too easy to focusContinue reading “I am grateful…”

A life with purpose… what will I be remembered for?

I think I have always been someone who, from an early age wanted to help and support people. I have had a lots of ups and downs in life, both in relationships and with my health. I have had depression, I’ve recovered and I’ve headed towards depression again in this life. I am happy toContinue reading “A life with purpose… what will I be remembered for?”

Parkies bringing out the creativity in me…

I have never thought of myself as being particularly creative. My main creativity, however, would always have been my poetry. I have written poems all my life and enjoy the process of producing something fun. I have tried my hand at mosaics and have a couple of items round the house that I have created.Continue reading “Parkies bringing out the creativity in me…”