A Blog about a Blog…

I started this Blog approximately January 2021. I was diagnosed with Parkinson’s by Dr Tim Anderson in Christchurch, New Zealand on 15/12/2020. As most of us would be I felt a number of emotions which were quite overwhelming. I had suspected I think for some time, that I had Parkinson’s and so I was notContinue reading “A Blog about a Blog…”

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?”

What this condition has taught me and how it makes me better at what I do…

Wow! That’s a long title… I had a meeting yesterday with my boss and we talked about various aspects of my role as a Social Worker. One of those aspects is that I need to do a certain amount of ‘professional development’ to maintain my professional registration each year. I asked if I could useContinue reading “What this condition has taught me and how it makes me better at what I do…”

To Blog or not to Blog that is the question…

Why do I Blog? What inspired me to take the step to put my thoughts and feelings down for others to see? I know that feelings are complicated things. Sometimes talking about how we feel to an actual person can be difficult. We feel exposed, we risk judgement, we lay ourselves bare to others’ opinions.Continue reading “To Blog or not to Blog that is the question…”