“Every artist dips his brush in his own soul, and paints his own nature into his pictures” Henry Ward Beecher “What does art mean to you? How does art helped you to express your challenges?” This was a question posed to me in an interview with the editor of “Special Needs – Get inspired, Motivate […]
What better way to leave a legacy to your family than to self-publish your own book. Come behind the scenes to discover how I created my first book with my sighted helpers.
There is a magical world available to each one of us that can see with our eyes closed when we are really ‘in touch’ with the world around us.
I am often asked the question by sighted theatre lovers, ‘What’s the point of going to a live show if you’re blind?’ For the same reason as anyone else – to enjoy the performance. After experiencing my first audio-described musical a couple of years ago, I am truly hooked and recommend you try it too. […]
In loving memory of Nev, my guiding eyes and special friend. 1998-2012. When I was just fifteen months old I graduated from Guide Dog school. It was a very proud moment in my puppy dog life – my family were there at my Graduation and they were so proud of me. We couldn’t believe that […]
‘everything is funny, as long as it’s happening to somebody else’ Will Rogers I am remembering how, nearly thirty years ago, my sighted daughter gave me a new outlook on motherhood by helping me to see through her curious eyes. From the moment she could string coherent words together, Claire was able to bring obscure […]
When were you diagnosed with Retinitis Pigmentosa (RP)?
These two strange-sounding words didn’t enter my vocabulary until I was fifteen, and even then, I didn’t understand their meaning.