De-Cluttering, Virtually


“The first step in crafting the life you want is to get rid of everything you don’t.” ― Joshua Becker.         Alongside actual physical de-cluttering, which I am doing a little of every day while we find ourselves living in what feels like a dystopian drama, I am using this ‘lock-down’ time to … Continue reading De-Cluttering, Virtually

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Brendan Quinn


“The car park and my cafe were under water!  I felt almost broken…..I could barely go on….My dyskinesia and tremor were off the scale.” Brendan Quinn.  2019.     Brendan Quinn was thirty-five years old when he received what he called “…the shocking diagnosis of Young Onset Parkinson’s.”  I was to interview this inspiring thirty-eight … Continue reading Brendan Quinn

Breaking the Chain


     I have just been compiling my medication for the week ahead, into my medication dispensing boxes; known as dosset boxes.  Today, I am reflecting, with not undue concern, about the risk Brexit places upon the supply chain for my medication.      One aspect that is of major concern for me, on the … Continue reading Breaking the Chain

My Brave Friend.


I have a friend who has PD. His body shakes so constantly. I feel he has it worse than me. His bravery is plain to see. I feel a fraud without such shakes. Ashamed of any fuss I make. His body suffers seismic quakes. I admire him for all he takes. My friend is young … Continue reading My Brave Friend.

Soldiering On


Thief. Energy Stealer. Climate Control Redundant. Hinges Burning on Fire. The voice that whispers unheard.  Seemingly, a punch in the senses. The ice statue blights the bold progression. In the depths lies a confusing faulty compass. Lightening shocks and fires the signal of impending assault. The mighty system twitches the rhythm of the faceless mask. … Continue reading Soldiering On