In my latest practice at portraiture, I thought I would try to paint my sister-in-law. She won't thank me for the end result; something of a caricature and an image that is probably of a version of her twenty years older than she actually is! That said, I rather like the end result because, for … Continue reading Portrait: My Sister-in-Law.
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 comfortable. As a team of people who had also the bonds … Continue reading Nerves and Bananas
Taken from my You Tube channel. In this vlog, I discuss anxiety and how to respond to it. https://youtu.be/2tcggdyJ3cc (C) Dean G. Parsons. 2019.
I am sitting at my desk and looking with delight at the glass window of the book case part of this old bureau that I write at. Through the glass, on the shelves within, are colours and designs, on the spines of books, so familiar to me. There are names that brought me … Continue reading Treasure in my Cupboard
Taken from my You Tube channel. My adventures to work in my Bongo, in the floods! https://youtu.be/N7e6Vzgnkhg (C) Dean G. Parsons. 2019.
Taken from my You Tube channel. In this vlog, I discuss my journey toward reaching a diagnosis of Parkinson's Disease and I recite some poetry from my book 'A Look Inside', which is available at Amazon, worldwide. https://youtu.be/TUWLS8TGjDw (C) Dean G. Parsons. 2019.
From my You Tube channel. I have a neurological, genetically inherited condition called Prosopagnosia. Have you heard of it? Take a look at my vlog to learn more. https://youtu.be/hJBX6YmjjOY (C) Dean G. Parsons. 2019.
From my You Tube channel. In this vlog, having had to give up my career due to ill health caused by Parkinson's Disease, I discuss the issue of duplication in applying for Government benefits. https://youtu.be/FHBHQKK3me0 (C) Dean G. Parsons. 2019.
Taken from my You Tube channel. In this vlog, I talk about my frustration at having dropped yet another glass, which smashed across the kitchen floor. One of the symptoms of Parkinson's is the loss of manual dexterity. https://youtu.be/Mv7bST1TOEM (C) Dean G. Parsons. 2019.
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 will be filled with a selection of themed photos that will, I know, have a lovely meaning … Continue reading Simple Scrapbooks