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This is Dean writing. My cousin Ray and I have an interest in art and creativity. We’ve decided to pool our skills for some collaborative work together. The first project will focus on the beautiful beach town of Sandown, on the Isle of Wight. Sandown is going through considerable change and development. It’s historic grandeur is evident in the beautiful architecture, much of which is Victorian. This collection aims to take a… Read More

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“Hi.  If you experience distress caused by thoughts, feelings, emotions and/or behaviours that are related to stress or anxiety, then you may want to purchase my ‘Mindfulness with Dean G. Parsons’ course. I am building a series of podcasts, each of which can be stand-alone or used in the form of a course, which will teach you how to embed Mindfulness into your life in order to reclaim your sense of calmness,… Read More

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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.

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Taken from my You Tube channel.  In this vlog, I discuss aspects relating to the parents of those of us with Young Onset Parkinson’s Disease. (C) Dean G. Parsons. 2019.

     At almost 2am, I have been hit by a flash of inspiration.  I’ve then gone ahead and written a scene filled with wonderful characters set within the most perfect setting.  Something I am incredibly pleased about; a character that I have been writing about for a few years but have not had the right project to put her into, will fit absolutely beautifully into this newly born novel!  Finally, she… Read More

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 me, it captures her sense of fun.  Anyway, it’s in the eye of the beholder so we… Read More

Taken from my You Tube channel. In this vlog, I discuss anxiety and how to respond to it. (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