Taken from my You Tube channel. Here, I have put together a short film about how my Parkinson's symptoms caused me a small degree of chaos while I was working on a craft project. https://youtu.be/FYx0lDSvPpg (c) Dean G. Parsons. 2019.
Taken from my You Tube Channel. Here, suffering from the severe Parkinson's symptoms of painful dystonia and frustrating insomnia, I go on camera to describe what this is like to experience. https://youtu.be/YDQJziKhBao (C) Dean G. Parsons. 2019.
Taken from my You Tube Channel. In this vlog, I speak of the origins of Parkinson's Disease within my family. I recite a poem from my book 'A Look Inside'; available at Amazon, worldwide. https://youtu.be/q-cpbaKP0eI (C) Dean G. Parsons. 2019.
It takes time to get used to living your life in three hour stages. After my diagnosis of Parkinson's, in 2017, I was initially given medication called Madopar; co-beneldopa. This provides levodopa and that enables my brain to produce dopamine. Parkinson's gradually kills the part of the brain that produces dopamine and so … Continue reading The Miracle in a Box
I have made an artpiece to represent the 'Admin Team' of Parkinson's Road support group in the United Kingdom, myself included, who are a team of volunteers who freely give our time to support others with Parkinson's and their loved ones and caregivers. This is done through our Facebook based support groups which … Continue reading Who is in the Line Up?
One of the interesting things about regularly practicing art, is that you start to develop a style of your own. I have taken to working on portraits. This has become something of a fascination to me, for I have a condition called Prosopagnosia; also known as face blindness. It is a life-long condition … Continue reading The Facial Art Mystery
One of the most difficult aspects of life with Parkinson's is insomnia. It's a common occurrence to find myself wide awake and actually in a heightened state of alertness just at the time I plan to go to sleep. Most often, for me, this happens as a consequence of dystonia; a symptom which … Continue reading Raw Video Footage
How to cause chaos in your studio space! I had been thinking of how to personalise a gift for my mother-in-law's eightieth birthday and decided to create my own hand made gift wrap. I thought about the options and decided to go with paper marbling. The marble design on wrapping paper can look … Continue reading Emergency Art Drama Crisis!
Announcement by Dean G. Parsons: "After eighteen years in the field of mental health and after eleven years of running my own psychotherapy and clinical supervision practice in the beautiful county of Suffolk, I regret to announce … Continue reading The Forced Ending
Have you had reason to visit hospital recently? Perhaps for a one-off treatment, for something that requires some short- medium term care or, maybe like me, you may have a chronic condition or illness that requires you to attend for ongoing, indefinite reviews? For me, the reason for my hospital visit was a … Continue reading A Rude Awakening