Monthly Archives: July 2009

Employment of Blind People

I heard this weekend about a survey which has recently been conducted which concludes that you’re more likely to get a job if you have a previous criminal conviction in this country than if you’re blind. I’m still searching for … Continue reading

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The Nottingham Tram System

Yes I know, I know! The Nottingham tram is celebrating its fifth birthday, and I’ve only just used one for the first time this weekend just gone! Very impressed though. Nice flat access onto the tram with no real discernible … Continue reading

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Employing People

This is going to be a rant. I employ various people to do things in the house. Unlike most blind people, I have no funding available to me, I pay them from my own earned income. I am on a … Continue reading

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Stars on a Summer Evening

This concert was arranged by Christine Smith, who worked with me and many others to enter us into the Derby Music Festival. Christine organised the concert to celebrate our successes and to raise money for Rainbows Hospice. I sang Don’t … Continue reading

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