Monthly Archives: October 2008

Prepared for the Trick or Treaters

I’m not going to shrink away this time. I’m off out at lunchtime to buy some treats, and if I see the kids in the road tonight, I’m going out to them!

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More Hidden Costs of Visual Impairment

Two examples: I bought two pairs of trousers a few weeks ago. I’ve worn one regularly and they’re absolutely fine. Wore the other pair this week and found them a bit too long. Thought I must be imagining it until … Continue reading

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Being Green vs Saving Money

Just a random thought. It would seem at present that the green option is not always the cheapest option which leads to all sorts of dilemmas. An example that came into my head today. Dog waste bags. I get through … Continue reading

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Celtic Prayer

May the road rise up to meet you. May the wind be always at your back. May the sun shine warm upon your face; the rains fall soft upon your fields and until we meet again, may God hold you … Continue reading

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Goodbye Nana

I don’t usually post personal stuff like this, but just to say that my Nana died in the early hours of this morning. Apparently it was very peaceful and the good thing was that although she went down hill fast, … Continue reading

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The Trekker

For some time now I’ve been wanting a Trekker, a GPS system designed specifically for visually impaired people, but at £1500 or thereabouts, it is beyond my budget. It now looks as though I’ll be able to borrow one from … Continue reading

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Yesterday I saw a BrailleNote for the first time

And no boys and girls, I was not impressed! To start with, it is the size and shape of a house brick. All square corners and stepped edges. I don’t know whatever happened to ergonomic design in the general scheme … Continue reading

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