• How to explain Parkinson’s to young children

    November 21, 2013

    How do you explain a complicated condition such as Parkinson’s to toddlers and young children? It’s tricky, as I talked about earlier in the year. Especially when it’s something even adults struggle to come to terms with. As it’s not really a potential storyline for Peppa Pig, books are a good starting point. With that…

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  • On the beach

    May 13, 2012

    We’ve just arrived home from a long weekend in Bournemouth, where the sun actually shone for us, for a change. We were there to help my brother move house (although my contribution to helping mainly involved sitting around and feeding the baby – the most important job though, right?).

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  • Pregnancy week 29: colds, clothes and colour schemes

    November 23, 2011

    Woe was me this week; Alex was away and the annoying cough I’ve had for ages turned into a full-blown coldy chesty thing. This involved staying home from work, losing my voice, and a big old dose of self-pity. It’s quite odd being this sort of ill and pregnant, as I’d normally take anything available…

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