Writer behind So, I’ve Got Parkinson’s Disease shares her experience at Woodford Green bookshop

The Village Bookshop owner, Tan Dhillon, left, with Terry and her husband Jack

The Village Bookshop owner, Tan Dhillon, left, with Terry and her husband Jack - Credit: Archant

An author with Parkinson’s disease spoke about her condition and signed copies of her book at a Woodford Green bookshop on Saturday.

Terry Rummins answered questions about her work, So, I’ve Got Parkinson’s Disease, a guide to living with the neurological condition, at The Village Bookshop in High Road.

Fans of the book, which covers her experience of the disease since her diagnosis, brought copies to be signed.

She wrote the book in the hope that describing her experience will benefit others who have been diagnosed with Parkinson’s and to help them understand their expectations of how the condition may affect them.

Her husband Jack, who provided illustrations for a pictorial version of the book, also attended.


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Parkinson’s is a progressive condition which affects movement, causing tremor, rigidity and slowness of movement.

Shop owner Tan Dhillon said: “It’s a first-person account about coping and it seems to have captured the imagination.”

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Copies of the book, published by Matador, are available at the shop.

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