Emma Lawton is a 33 year old creative director living in London. She was diagnosed with the degenerative neurological condition Parkinson’s at the age of 29. Since her diagnosis she has also become an award winning charity campaigner, spokeswoman for the condition, writer and online store founder. Emma launched her book Dropping The P Bomb, an honest account of her first year after diagnosis, in April this year. She’s never met a sequin she didn’t like and 90% of her wardrobe is unworn ball gowns.
I’m an avid collector of stories. It doesn’t matter who the teller is. Whether it’s uplifting or sad. Honest or far fetched. I greedily cram the pockets in my brain full with them. Epics squashed next to tragedies wedged between romances, bundled together waiting for an occasion to be dusted off and given the glory […]