Archive for February 2011

Chris Boughton

Fences, Wheel Barrows & Fireman Sam

14 February 2011 by Chris Boughton

Tuesday was a particularly good day, despite what Parkinson’s disease (PD) threw at me. For the previous 7 days we had almost non-stop gales here and the garden was bruised and battered, with fence panels down on both sides. Thankfully my eldest son is a landscape gardener and he spent most of Tuesday morning here […]

Chris Boughton

Blogging and Memory Jogging

1 February 2011 by Chris Boughton

Just before Christmas I bumped into an old work colleague whilst fighting my way around a busy, pre-holiday, supermarket near where I live. Chris was (still is) Product and Marketing manager of the company where I was employed for 22 years (the last 14 years as a Director) and as 90% of our sales were […]

Briony Cooke

Early Retirement

1 February 2011 by Briony Cooke

When I was diagnosed with Parkinson’s disease (PD) ten years ago, I was teaching 16-19 year olds in a large tertiary college. I worked full-time and was responsible for managing several courses.  I decided it was in my interest to tell people and told my line manager straight away. She made some helpful adjustments to […]

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