“Don’t spend a lot of time imagining the worst case scenario. It rarely goes down as you imagine it will and, if by some fluke it does, you will have lived it twice.” – Michael J. Fox. “In this video, … Continue reading Aspects of Being a Person With Parkinson’s
My dear Canadian Friends Tanya and Margaret (Margaret, team member of Focused Friends) joined me for a chat the other night about life in our late 40’s & mid 50’s and living with Parkinson’s. First two episode are out now … Continue reading Three Independent Ladies living with Parkinson’s!
An original poem, by Debbie Walker A year, twelve months,Moments; A life-timeTime is broken.I feel broken.How could it be written?How can it be told?For all that we hopedWill no longer unfold.All we once knew,No longer feels true.And the sun’s warmth … Continue reading One Year on
Feeling the pain of loss, an original poem by Debbie Walker. Continue reading Pain of the storm
Perhaps this should have been posted sooner, but actually it works very well as a New Year’s day drink alongside a piece of Christmas cake (if you’ve any left that is!) Traditionally, we would offer a drink and a piece … Continue reading A Collection of Christmas Cheer – No.3 – Calypso Coffee (Tia Maria)
A poem by Debbie Walker Christmas is traditionally a time of joy and cheer, but today my thoughts are with those who’ve suffered loss during this most difficult and extraordinary year. As our memories begin to crowd and the bells … Continue reading A wish for Peace at Christmas
How do we do Christmas after losing someone so precious? How do we prepare for festivities that seem like we’re celebrating and having fun whilst such an important person is no longer here with us? Thoughts and memories crowd in, … Continue reading Facing Christmas following loss
A year of truly understanding the value of connections, relationships and self-resilience. Loss, Love, Loneliness and Laughter For me, like many I’m sure, a rollercoaster year where the lowest lows have been visited, and the highs of appreciation have taken … Continue reading 2020 – Life in Lockdown