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Ways of Seeing Art – Workshop – Describe with Aaron McPeake

Ways of Seeing Art. Workshop – Describe with Aaron McPeake 25 February Translation is impossible but inevitable. Plato. This was Aaron’s opening quotation to his workshop at the Tate Modern as part of Tate Exchange. Aaron is a visually impaired … Continue reading

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Bridging the Gaps – Exploring the Link Between Art and Audio Description. The Symposium

Bridging the Gaps – ‘Exploring the link etween art and audio description. Hosted by Shape Arts and Tate Modern on Friday 24 February. I have to admit that I am not a particularly artistic person and have attended very few … 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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Aldi Versus Sainsbury’s from a Blind Person’s Perspective

As a blind person, I invariably shop online when buying groceries because I find it quicker, more convenient and it means that I don’t have to take up a member of staff’s time in store to help me to do … Continue reading

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Inaccessibility Monday

Is it Inaccessibility Monday or is it in fact just another day? Someone on my Facebook timeline had an inaccessibility day last week, being told she couldn’t take part in a walking group and something else which for the moment … Continue reading

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Why I Don’t Visit Museums

This post is very subjective and I wouldn’t presume to echo the thoughts of all totally blind people but following a conversation with some friends on this subject over the Christmas holiday, I decided to write my thoughts down. Imagine … Continue reading

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Taxi Refusal Prosecution Success

Earlier this year, I, my husband and a friend were refused a taxi because we had two guide dogs with us. At the time I didn’t write about it as we planned to take it as far as we could … Continue reading

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