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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. https://youtu.be/_aJANW8Iqoo (C) Dean G. Parsons. 2019.
Hello everyone. I wanted to take a moment to wish you all a peaceful and happy Christmas and, if you do not celebrate Christmas, to nonetheless extend that wish for peace and happiness to you. Thank you to all of my readers and to those who follow me on various … Continue reading Good Wishes to You All
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 … Continue reading I Found Something Too Good
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.
"What the fuck are you doing?", I recall demanding of him. (Name) was facing away from me; bent over the bathroom sink and snorting a ton of cocaine. I was absolutely gutted. Watching someone relapse in front of you when you are thirteen years old is not an easy thing; particularly when you … Continue reading Snorting in the Sink
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
Does Your Mother Know? A Horse With No Name It’s a Mystery Can You Feel It? I Walk The Line Life’s What You Make It Clap Your Hands I Predict A Riot Get Up Offa That Thing Pull Up to the Bumper Turn Back Time Surrender If Only I Could Rewrite the Stars It’s Too … Continue reading Titles Tale
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