Sir Terry Pratchett launches new dementia blog

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October 4th, 2013

BEST-SELLING author Sir Terry Pratchett has launched a new blog about dementia and science.

Sir Terry has written a personal reflection on society’s response to dementia and his own experience of Alzheimer’s to launch a new blog for Alzheimer’s Research UK.

In the inaugural article, he reflects on fear, funding and “pussy footing” around dementia.

He writes: “There isn’t one kind of dementia. There aren’t a dozen kinds. There are hundreds of thousands. Each person who lives with one of these diseases will be affected in uniquely destructive ways. I, for one, am the only person suffering from Terry Pratchett’s posterior cortical atrophy which, for some unknown reason, still leaves me able to write – with the help of my computer and friend – bestselling novels.

Read more on the Salisbury Journal website.

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