Radio Parkies Podcast 5

Hello.  This is my Radio Parkies broadcast from 13th July 2019, with end of broadcast song. Podcast topics: Introducing Dean. The importance of connecting with other people with Parkinson’s. Social isolation and loneliness. Emotional well-being and mental health. A reminder of the value of online support groups, including ‘Parkinson’s Road’. Details about Dean’s new book;… Read More

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Radio Parkies Podcast 4

Hello.  This is my Radio Parkies broadcast from 6th July 2019, with end of broadcast song. Podcast topics: Introducing Dean. Parkinson’s and creativity. Dean’s newly published autobiographical book; ‘A Look Inside’. Song: ‘Blame It On The Parkinson’s’, by Mitch Faile. Select the following link, to listen: Dean’s Broadcast on 6th July 2019 Select the following… Read More

Radio Parkies Podcast 3

Hello.  This is my Radio Parkies broadcast from 22nd June 2019, with end of broadcast song. Podcast topics: Introducing Dean. Speech Difficulty in People with Parkinson’s. Communicating with others about Parkinson’s. Song: ‘With a Little Help From My Friends’, by Wet Wet Wet. Select the following link, to listen: Dean’s Broadcast on 22nd June 2019… Read More

Radio Parkies Podcast 2

Hello.  This is my Radio Parkies broadcast from 15th June 2019, with end of broadcast song. Podcast topics: Introducing Dean. About Michael J. Fox. Accepting Diagnosis. A poem by Dean, entitled ‘Sonnet for the Actor’. About ‘Parkinson’s Road’ support group. Song: ‘Fix You’ by Coldplay. Select the following link, to listen: Dean’s Broadcast on 15th… Read More

Radio Parkies Podcast 1

Hello.  This is my Radio Parkies broadcast from 8th June 2019, with end of broadcast song. Podcast topics: Introducing Dean. Introducing ‘Parkinson’s Road’ Support Group. Dean’s forthcoming autobiographical book. A poem by Dean, entitled ‘Set Apart’. Song: You’re Not Alone by Joe & Jake.   Select the following link, to listen: Dean’s Broadcast on 8th… Read More

Backstage Iron

Today I find myself reflecting over the fact that, recently, a friend from within the Parkinson’s community invited me to take up a regular weekly slot on his radio show! I was very touched that he would ask me to write and present for a segment of his show.  He has a charming personality as… Read More

A Look Inside

A Look Inside: My Parkinson’s Life in Poetry by me, Dean G. Parsons. Now available to buy, via Amazon, in over 240 territories worldwide. To find out more, see:  A Look Inside 

Stuck Without Access

I appear to be stuck in a room. Outside there is a village meeting. I hear sounds of joy and groans of gloom. My chance to leave was only fleeting. The villagers are gathered next door, To discuss community issues. My need for dinner grows ever more. All I have are pens, pad and tissues.… Read More

Plant Mystery

I cannot help but gaze out of the meeting room window, into the gardens of The Resource Centre, in Wickham Market, and notice the beautiful orange roses and the massive shrub with beautiful orange flowers. I have no idea what it is, though! It’s a massive shrub of about 14ft x 16ft. I’ve not seen… Read More

Behind the Scenes

For  the past two Saturday’s, I have been fortunate to be invited to broadcast on the radio.  I have been given a segment of time to put together a small programme of my own.  The radio station is Radio Parkies; aimed at the Parkinson’s community.  The very talented host of the show that my segment… Read More