Top 5 Ways to Approach Lockdown


“Even under the most difficult circumstances, you can have creative flexibility.” – Anne M. Mulcahy.        It may feel like lock-down has been in place for weeks and weeks.  It may already even feel as though lock-down has been going on for months and that you are going stir-crazy.  Well, there are some … Continue reading Top 5 Ways to Approach Lockdown

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Another Person’s Shoes


“Whenever you feel like criticizing any one…just remember that all the people in this world haven’t had the advantages that you’ve had.” ― F. Scott Fitzgerald.      I have been watching the news, this evening, on television.  I cannot be sure, but there is a possibility that I will be one of the 1.5 million … Continue reading Another Person’s Shoes

Wishing You A Happy Year


“A huge THANK YOU to everyone who follows this site. Your support and interest are greatly appreciated. I love reading your comments. Thanks so much for participating. Best wishes for a wonderful 2020!” – Dean G. Parsons.

A Wet Makeover


“Behind the disability, we have a heart and a mind.” ― Matthew Kenslow.      With the progression of Parkinson’s Disease giving me a powerful kick or three, this year, I have deteriorated more than I had expected and certainly my new neurologist has said that Parkinson’s is now at ‘fast progression’.  Nothing exemplified this better … Continue reading A Wet Makeover

Nerves and Bananas


  “Always take a banana to a party.” ― Steven Moffat.       The event had been planned for a few months.  Having travelled for around four or five hours to what was a very heavily flooded part of England, we had all finally settled into our hotel on the previous night.  The hotel was … Continue reading Nerves and Bananas

Simple Scrapbooks


“If you’re waiting until you feel talented enough to make it, you’ll never make it.” ― Criss Jami.      A simple, and yet delightfully personal, way to make a gift for someone is to make a scrap book for them.  For example, I am making a gift which is of a small scrap book that … Continue reading Simple Scrapbooks