Doctor Parkinson was a funny man, I know this as he makes me laugh at me Walking slowly just as fast as I can, My legs wobble and I can’t bend a knee. I find it amusing very first thing Missing my trouser leg time after time, Falling back onto the bed then the floor.Continue reading “THE GOOD DOCTOR”
Sitting peacefully in the spring sunshine Up from the packhorse bridge at Wycoller I watch a couple come over with their dogs. Two were content to snap around their heels The third, a golden haired setter made for me At a run, tail down, a friendly approach, It nuzzled me as I stroked its fineContinue reading “DOG”
Paul Mayhew-Archer is a British writer (The Vicar of Dibley), producer, script editor and actor. He recently wrote a documentary called “Parkinson’s: The funny side”, which made us laugh. We thought you’d enjoy it too. It is available on iPlayer (search for Parkinson’s: The Funny Side), and can be viewed here along with other shortContinue reading “Parkinson’s: The Funny Side”
Join us online for the Parkinson’s UK’s Research Conference 2020: “Accelerating research and improving care”.
Hosted (hopefully) at Manchester Metropolitan University, this will be a………………………………………………………………………………. Speakers Exhibitions
Running out of quiz questions for your Zoom meet-ups with friends and family? Fear not, we’ve put together some entertaining quiz rounds to keep you going. If you’re able, we’d love it if you made a donation to Parkinson’s UK, who are providing critical support throughout the Covid-19 crisis. If you’re not in a position toContinue reading “Quizzing On”
One of our readers staying alert. Anyone want to take the next shift? She’s exhausted!
Humans long ago made the evolutionary leap from walking on four legs to walking on two. As far as not-falling-over is concerned, this adaptation was a strange one. There’s a reason chairs tend to have, at the least, four legs. Very few other mammals have gone the two-legged route: kangaroos spring to mind (sorry), butContinue reading “The perils of being bipedal”