Blooming Cataracts In October 2018, I was diagnosed as blind. The optometrist calmly said my sight had reached this status which was enhanced with two growing cataracts. Recently this state has sent me into a world of “blur”. This new condition has led me to learn a new coping strategy, It’s a simple one. This … More Loosing Faces
Over a weekend in February Laura and I made a positive decision to “get up and go”. Our choice of direction was “upwards” and off we set for the most local highest point. This blog is more of a pictorial update rather than the usual 1000 words. I hope you enjoy the videos. When I … More Training can be more than just a walk around a National Park in the UK.
This blog is all about a blind blokes sight seeing bus trip around London. Www.megasightseeing.com Emma and I came up to visit Ollie for a cheap weekend trip. The trip was to help Ollie with some shopping, course work and to star in a short interview. I managed to yet again breakdown in tears! Those … More Megabus London Sight Seeing Tour
Most of my Social media friends will not remember life before a bank card especially when we simple placed a four digit code into a machine to pay for it! In my early career I worked on a national project related to selling homes and business. The scheme I was working on was moved sideways … More Believe in Change
Please Click and watch this short video I have put together using a new piece of software from Adobe. The first video took me over an hour to work how to use it but now I’ve got the hang of it And have made a couple more. Please like at the bottom of the page … More Blind Man Roy’s Epic Expedition Explained via a Sparks Video.
Confidence to walk with a white stick? … More Confidence and Perception! Smile and the world Smile with you!
I am sometimes left wondering, if my need to see as much as I can whilst I have vision is why I do so much or is it just simply that I love to embrace life, colour and make the most of using all my senses? My work has taken me to Southampton the day … More Sunrise in Southampton.
Recently, I visited London with a group of people from my home town in Devon That are connected to Make the Move and also caught up with Ollie and a friend. The reason behind the trip was for a bit of culture and watch the latest Cirque Du Soleil show called Totem. This is promotional … More Is a picture taken by a blind person any different than someone with good vision.
Changing people’s perceptions and opinions can be a struggle and sometimes impossible. This blog is a simple request that you can help me with. This picture went viral, purely because the lady was using her phone with her white stick erected in front of her. Social media got hold of the photo and that was then shared and reshared purely because … More Changing people’s perception. What does Blind look like to you? The RNIB push for change.
Please read this blog with an open mind. Using tracking devices to help you either as an individual being tracked on an ‘epic expedition’ or for use with a team as part of a risk assessment as a positive piece of equipment. … More Tech, Part One. GPS devices.