Archive for April 2012

Meg Pinfield

Back from the Brink

20 April 2012 by Meg Pinfield

Ivan’s joy at coming home after 5 weeks respite was marred when he discovered his bed had been brought downstairs to the living room. “I feel as if I have been written off!” I explained that, on the contrary, every effort had been made to enable him to continue living independently. Fortunately, he realises that […]

Chris Boughton

The Insidious Intruder

16 April 2012 by Chris Boughton

Three years ago, in late March, I was in Paris with six members of my Parkinson’s disease (PD) patients forum for three days of sightseeing, PD support and friendship (I should confess that I was the token male and the other six were all females). All bar one of us had met before and most of us […]

Briony Cooke

Music, Music, Music

5 April 2012 by Briony Cooke

Music has always been important to me and I started recorder lessons at the age of eight with mother Mary Magdalene, a nun at my convent school. I then moved on to the violin and scraped my way through several exams and made it to the back row of the second fiddles in the local […]

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