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Being part of a team

I watched an interview on TV with Gareth Southgate recently, about England’s quarter final win over Sweden in the World Cup 2018. He talked about the hard work and dedication of the whole team, not just those who actually played in that match. 328 more words

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Knowledge 2

So it’s taken me a while (but what’s new) but here is my second instalment of my diagnosis story. First instalment can be found here… 513 more words

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Facing fears

I was born in the year of the dragon according to my Chinese horoscope. I’ve always thought of dragons as being fearless. I’m definitely not fearless. 257 more words

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The Snowflake Disease

I read on an online Forum that PD is called the “Snowflake disease” because no two instances are the same.  While that is true, I think there’s more to this analogy. 170 more words

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DA-DA-DOINK

I’m back to share my thoughts on guitar lessons.  I was very skeptical when I first started.  It’s challenging but also really fun.  I may have to put a guitar on my Christmas list (and include ear plugs for those around me).  333 more words

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Key changes

In music, key changes are often used for dramatic effect. I’ve been in my choir for several years and sung many songs. I can only remember singing a few songs with key changes and each of these only had one key change. 383 more words

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Pump up the volume - Training my Parkinson’s brain to think LOUD

I’ve always been fairly softly spoken. What I didn’t know before is that one of the many possible symptoms of Parkinson’s is a quieter voice, and this is something which has affected me. 497 more words

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