The ups and downs of a pilgrim’s path with Parkinson’s

I’d like to begin this blog by recommending a film called ‘The Way’ (2010) (starring Emilio Estevez, Martin Sheen and James Nesbitt) which tells the story of four unlikely pilgrims walking one of the most famous pilgrimages – to Santiago de Compostela in Spain. I watched this gentle uplifting film last week while on a…

Determination vs acceptance … finding the right balance

There are two things which I have learned over the last year that seem to contradict each other. And I haven’t found a straightforward answer as yet. One, I need to look after myself and that includes accepting that I can’t do everything I might want to do. Two, I need to keep stepping out…