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Taken from my You Tube channel.  In this vlog, I recite a Christmas themed poem.  I hope you enjoy it and that you had a good Christmas/holiday season. (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 great joy in my childhood.  I recognise familiar titles that bring a huge smile to my face,… Read More

Synopsis: On the twentieth anniversary of the tragic death of rising tennis star, Francesca Laing, two old friends meet in an explosive exchange of accusation and recrimination. Was Franny’s death truly an accident or was her devastating death caused by something more sinister? This is a short story, of the mystery genre, by Dean G. Parsons. Available at Amazon UK and in 240 worldwide territories. (C) Dean G. Parsons. 2019.

Synopsis: Frank had lived an ordinary village life. Now divorced, he loved seeing his two children at the weekends. With a romantic connection developing, life was getting better for Frank. That all changed one beautiful summer day, while at work in the library of the peaceful village of Brackfield. After hearing a powerful sound from above, came an unexpected terror that would challenge Frank’s very survival. This is a short story, of… Read More

     I have been contacted by Parkinson’s Life magazine.  They have advised me that they have showcased my book in their list of top books about Parkinson’s! This is a huge privilege and I am stunned that the first paperback book I have ever written is receiving such accolade.      Thank you to everyone who has supported me in this project and, of course, to those of you who have… Read More

“Reinvention has been the key to my career success.  Once in a while, I change direction.  I adapt and grow.  This has now become the key to my life as a person living with Parkinson’s and it is what enables me to survive with this devastating disease.” -Dean G. Parsons. 2019.        “I had always intended to make writing my profession.  It is, in fact, the main reason I wanted… Read More