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'Tackling Diversity, Embracing Change'

Thursday 16 November 2023

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Welcome to my website. Here, you will get a glimpse into who I am and some of the advocacy activities I have have been involved in since being diagnosed with Parkinson's in 2015.
I'm passionate about raising awareness of Parkinson's and Young Onset Parkinson's through sharing my experiences and unique perspective. Whether it's through a keynote speech or an after-dinner talk, I am available provide inspitration and valuable insights into living with a chronic condition.
If you're interested in learning more about me or booking a session, please feel free to reach out via email. I look forward to connecting with you!
I live on a stretch of the North East coast of England. I was diagnosed with Parkinson's aged 47.
I love:
  • My completely brilliant family and friends 
  • My dog and cat
  • Marmalade
  • Watching people shake hands when they meet
  • Montages of things being fixed
  • Mountains
  • Beach cleaning
  • Mending things
  • Nature
  • Receiving hand written letters or notes in the post
  • Dancing on a podium
  • Kindness in all its forms
I do not love:
  • Litter on the beach
  • Being late
  • Being far away from those that I love 
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