Gary Latham on Parkinsons @ ABC News 24

November 24, 2016 | 0 Comments

In this short clip of the life broadcast our very own Gary Latham shares his experience and attitude towards Parkinson’s Disease with ABC News 24. In the wave of interest that was created by Liz Jackson’s story on Four Corners, Gary was invited by Parkinson’s NSW to join Parkinson’s Australia’s CEO Steve Sant on the […]

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Bernie took over the Garvan for a night

April 13, 2016 | 0 Comments

Click on link to watch a movie of the panel discussion: Geoff Gary John John McDonald Paul Glenda Anthony Clyde Cyborg Blues Come and have a look at the exhibition! Go to this link for more information about the panel discussion on the opening night Exhibition details: Bernie Doesn’t Just Shake! 9AM to 5PM, 12 […]

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Three weeks to go!

March 27, 2016 | 0 Comments

The It’s Not Funny team wishes you all a relaxing Easter break! The Easter weekend marks another milestone in our preparation for the upcoming exhibition ‘Bernie Doesn’t Just Shake!’ at the Garvan Institute of Medical Research in three weeks. The exhibition runs for 5 days from 11 – 15 April 2016 with opening hours from […]

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The Big Event

March 13, 2016 | 2 Comments

At It’s Not Funny we have been looking for a way to promote the Bernie dashboard doll and raise awareness for Parkinson’s Disease. During a meeting with the Garvan Institute of Medical Research in Sydney an idea was born – we are organising an art exhibition to showcase how Parkinson’s sufferers can benefit from embracing […]

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The Making of Bernie Dashboard Wobbly Doll

March 6, 2016 | 0 Comments

In our last post we explained how the idea to create a dashboard doll (also called wobbly doll) of Bernie was born. Bernie loved the idea and happily became our model for the first prototype of the dashboard doll. We were incredibly lucky to find the company Wysiwyg 3D who were happy to create the […]

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Something memorable to support our cause

February 29, 2016 | 0 Comments

We here at It’s Not Funny’ have been quietly working on a number of initiatives that will be rolled out in the coming weeks and months. To kick off, we want to tell you about our latest addition to the team – a dashboard doll! Yes, these wobbly figures that you could find on many […]

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Happiness and Health

October 18, 2015 | 0 Comments

Prevention is better than cure. Adopting an early positive approach does help in coping and fighting the symptoms of PD. Even though this article is not specifically about Parkinson’s Disease it’s still relevant. The biology of emotion—and what it may teach us about helping people to live longer Link to the article The biology of […]

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I feel fine

October 18, 2015 | 0 Comments

So what’s Clyde got to smile about? It’s Not Funny has taken the obvious head on. Being diagnosed with Parkinson’s Disease is not that funny, so what do we do about it? On a more medical level, there is researched evidence that being positive helps a lot. Positive Attitude Can Benefit Patients with Chronic Disease […]

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Gary’s not just an actor…

October 7, 2015 | 0 Comments

Meeting Gary for the first time is like being welcomed as a friend. He’s easy to be be with and you soon forget that you’re surrounded by a successful business that he and his wife Jayne have built. And it’s impressive, with it’s hustle and bustle of staff and customers enjoying a “to die for” […]

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Gary draws upon past roles to take on the future

September 22, 2015 | 1 Comments

Without question, being diagnosed with an incurable disease is devastating. It’s life changing and mercilessly confronting, but it does trigger deep resources that lie within. It dawned upon Gary to live with the disease will be like acting out a part in a play. Each challenge would require a script and a performance. He had […]

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