Monthly Archives: September 2009

Fascinating Aida

I first saw this trio probably in about 1989 and honestly didn’t have any idea they were still going until I saw the Theatre Royal web site where they were playing. We booked to go and see them although I … Continue reading

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Stop shared Streets! give us Back Our pavements!

These were the words that I hope were echoing relentlessly in the ears of workers at the royal Borough of kensington and chelsea on thursday afternoon. About 80 blind and partially sighted people, including myself, congregated outside Kensington town Hall … Continue reading

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Another Complaint – This time to East Midlands Trains

I’ve been left to feel very angry after ringing East Midlands Trains this evening to ask for some assistance, a service they say they provide for disabled passengers. Here’s my latest letter of complaint. *** 22nd September 2009 Dear Sir, … Continue reading

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What to do when you meet a Sighted Person

this amused me so much I just had to reproduce it here: *** People who use their eyes to acquire information about the world are called sighted people or “people who are sighted”. Legal sight means any visual acuity greater … Continue reading

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Mad About the Musicals

Invitation to a Concert, please come and support us. Christine Smith MBE, Bmus, BA, LRAM, ARCM together with ALL her faithful singers invite you to go ‘MAD ABOUT THE MUSICALS!’ This entertaining musical evening is in support of The Biannual … Continue reading

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Its Not All Bad

I feel I’ve been ranting a lot here just lately so wanted to share a little incident that took place on my way home from work the other day. I was waiting to cross a road and a bus driver … Continue reading

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Holby city – another Cringe-making Blindness Story

did anyone see Holby city last night? yet another example in a story line of blind people not being allowed to make their own decisions and deal with the consequences. the story in brief as far as I watched it: … Continue reading

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