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!”

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?”

Just because life is not all about Parkinson’s

A poem I wrote over 20 years ago after meeting my wonderful husband online. I always say he is the best internet shopping bargain I’ve ever had. A wee bit of Friday Fun! Ode to Shopping for Shoes and finding a mate Been sitting here thinking and considered with care And now here’s my thoughtsContinue reading “Just because life is not all about Parkinson’s”

So you’ve got Parkinson’s…

Just a quick poem So you’ve got Parkinson’s what does it mean Are you the person that you’ve always been? So you’ve got Parkinson’s who do you tell Only those closest who know you so well? So you’ve got Parkinson’s what have you left Have dreams all been lost and so you’re bereft? So you’veContinue reading “So you’ve got Parkinson’s…”

Cognitive Competence

I have always been someone who has loved words. I even have favourite words like ‘penultimate’ and ‘serendipity’. I have always been quite articulate in the use of words and able to express myself. I have worked in radio previously – many years ago – as a co-host on a breakfast show and had toContinue reading “Cognitive Competence”

My shiny red E-bike

When Parkies entered in my life and knocked upon my door I thought I’d have to stop and that I’d bike no more For I was finding getting home, could sometimes be too tiring Something Parkies did to me by messing up my wiring! So, I bought an e-bike shiny red to take out onContinue reading “My shiny red E-bike”

Poetry to order?

Those of you that follow my Blog will have noticed I have posted some of my poetry recently. My husband – and biggest fan – has often said that I should publish a book of my poetry. So, one day after one of these conversations recently, I contacted a publisher to enquire how to goContinue reading “Poetry to order?”

This thing I call ‘Parkies’

‘This thing I call Parkies’, it’s a phrase I’ve been using Perhaps my attempt to make it amusing ‘This thing I call Parkies’ an innocent phrase Perhaps I should describe it in different ways ‘This thing I call Parkies’ has entered my Chat Perhaps you should stop now, says my cousin Kat! ‘This thing IContinue reading “This thing I call ‘Parkies’”