• Try and stop me!

  • It’s about my family!

  • I’m feeling fine!

  • If it wasn’t for PD I wouldn’t be a painter!

  • I’m stepping up to the mic!

  • I’ve been a bad girl and now I’m making up for it!

  • I don’t wait, I live now!

  • I’m so relieved you all now know!

It’s Not Funny is a community of people living with Parkinson’s disease. Telling their stories so that others can see that there is a positive future despite the condition.

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ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR DR SIMON LEWIS IS A LITTLE OBSESSED WITH FINDING A WAY TO SLOW AND PERHAPS EVEN STOP PARKINSON’S DISEASE.

Good news to brighten up your day

I feel fine
October 18, 2015

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Gary’s not just an actor…
October 7, 2015

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Gary draws upon past roles to take on the future
September 22, 2015

Without question, being diagnosed with an incurable disease is devastating. It's life changing and mercilessly confronting, but it does trigger deep... Read More

Events

Bernie doesn’t just shake.

Let’s see how being positive living with parkinson’s disease is one of the best medicines
The Garvan Institute Of Medical Research
Bernie doesn’t just shake! is a 4 day exhibition about people living with Parkinson’s disease (PD) that have re-invented themselves and as a result are benefiting from their positive attitude.

Upcoming events

Another special night is being planned as we speak …

If you thought Bernie was good wait until you meet Robyn. She wants to celebrate the pleasures of life with you. One in particular.

STAY TUNED FOR AN UPDATE.

Being photographed

Put your hands up to be photographed.

We have taken the obvious head on. Well of course it’s not funny, so what do we do about it? It’s amazing how many people have used the diagnosis to “do something with their life”. Become a painter, start a company, help people… But that’s life… it’s never what you expect.

WITH YOUR HELP THEY CAN COME OUT OF THE CLOSET

A book of positive stories

The book.

These photographs and stories will be exhibited and published as a book. The book will help raise the public consciousness about Parkinson’s Disease and stands as a testament to those who want to leave a positive message for others who feel at a loss because of their illness.