"A huge THANK YOU to everyone who follows 'Wordsmith's Notebook'. Your support and interest are greatly appreciated. I love reading your comments. Thanks so much for participating. Don't forget to come and join me on Facebook and at Instagram, Twitter, Ello and You Tube. Best wishes for a wonderful 2020!" - Dean G. Parsons.
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.
I am dabbling with art, as a hobby. I always have. Alongside writing, one of the things that I enjoy, particularly on a relaxing day out somewhere, is to sketch. I have not done nearly enough of this, in the past five or six years. I used to love going out for long … Continue reading In The Field
⭐️⭐️⭐️Announcement⭐️⭐️⭐️ Please note that I am currently not taking any new referrals for my therapy services. I hope this will be a temporary situation. As most people who know about me are aware, I have Parkinson’s Disease. This is managed by medication and so I am able to continue working. I have been advised, by … Continue reading Brexit and My Therapy Services
My next appointment with my neurologist, is towards the end of this month. This is where I meet for what is a review, roughly every six months, to explore how Parkinson's is being experienced by me and to assess the progress of the disease. My medication is reviewed and I have the opportunity … Continue reading When Things Change
It was a sizzlingly hot Sunday. The sky was the most beautiful blue and there was a tranquility that only happens on the lazy, hazy days of late summer. My brother-in-law, Adrian, my friend, Darren, and I arrived at beautiful Blythburgh Church, here in Suffolk. Just a stones throw from popular … Continue reading Blythburgh Inspired
I have long wanted to make a space, at home, for art and crafting. It is nice to reflect over achievements and this morning I am enjoying having progressed one of my goals. We are fortunate to have large sized bedrooms and our guestroom is where I have my writing desk. … Continue reading Multi-Purpose Room
"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 … Continue reading A Career in Reinvention
"How can we speak the same language and not understand each other, or be understood in a glance without saying a word? Porcelain, paper pulp and ping pong balls attempt to decipher personal codes. I'm constantly tripping over my words, like I'm wearing them two sizes too big." - Tina Hannay. In 2017 local artist, … Continue reading Tina Hannay: Local Artist on Communication
One of the most renowned and outstanding pieces of art was recently within touching distance from where I was stood. On the perimeter, a high, red-bricked wall and some black wrought iron gates. We, being my other-half and our friend, passed through the gates to be met by a beautiful public garden. This … Continue reading A Kiss to Remember