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End of a Journey

The powers that be in the visual impairment sector seem to love to talk about “Sight Loss Journeys” so maybe I could have an “Eye Loss Journey”? Fine as far as it goes except that I actively chose to have … Continue reading

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Even After 28 Years

… I can still be amazed just how well a guide dog can work. Almost a year ago I went with a mobility specialist from Guide Dogs to learn a route through Nottingham City Hospital to the department where I … Continue reading

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Happy 2018!

It’s a quiet sort of new year’s day so time for a little reflection. For me, 2017 had some highs and some lows but it was a reasonably positive year. I started the year with a very poorly dog who … Continue reading

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Who exactly Was the Rude One?

Today I was sitting on a bus with my guide dog beside me. He was resting his head in my lap whilst I was gently stroking his head and reading a book. Very relaxing and very cute! Suddenly I realised … Continue reading

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Acceptance

There comes a point sometimes as a blind person, where you just have to accept that something is inaccessible, and moreover, there is little or no chance of it being fixed. I’ve reached that point with voting. We do not … Continue reading

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Bridging the Gaps – Exploring the Link Between Art and Audio Description. Before the Event

Before The Event A group of us arrived at the Tate Modern at around 11 this morning after a slightly rougher than expected journey down the Thames from our hotel in Greenwich. I never imagined the river would have waves … Continue reading

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Storm Doris and Trains

Storm Dorris 23 February 2017 has seen the UK hit by Storm Dorris. High winds throughout most of the country and snow in Scotland. It’s now almost 10:30 in the evening and we’re on our way down to London to … Continue reading

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