Monthly Archives: May 2010

People Distracting my Guide Dog – Why I Hate It

That tinkling sound I just heard wasn’t the discreet coin dropping text alert I have set up for my office profile, no, it was the sound of a penny dropping in my head. Its just occurred to me that there … Continue reading

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My First visit to Nottingham Play House

A couple of weeks ago, we found out, thanks to the power of Twitter, that Shappi Khorsandi would be appearing at Nottingham Play House. This is someone we both wanted to see very much so we were on the phone … Continue reading

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Surprising Braille

I’d long since given up asking for anything from my employer in Braille, particularly after many fights about having Braille hand-outs at seminars and training days. The council has a Braille production office, but managers are more often than not … Continue reading

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The Pakflattselector

This is the name given to the tactile voting device that blind and partially sighted people have available to them at polling stations. I have received a sample this week and had the chance to read the instructions provided with … Continue reading

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Amused

I think we must have a new Health and Safety person in this department, and focus is particularly on fire procedures. Suddenly a hook has appeared on the side of my desk to hang the dog’s lead on! The thinking … Continue reading

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Slightly disappointed

For whatever reason, my interview about my experiences at the polling station, plus my wish for voting accessibility for blind people didn’t make it onto In Touch this evening after all. Will be trying to find out why in the … Continue reading

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My First Post on WordPress

After a very successful migrating of my blog from Live Journal to wordpress, something which I was a little apprehensive about doing, here I am on what seems to be a far less cluttered site.  I hope my readers will … Continue reading

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