I've been on the hunt for a new changing bag for a while. I needed something big enough to cart around all the things a baby, a toddler and a mum needs for a day out. It also needed to be easy to navigate so I can locate items without being able to see them.... Continue Reading →
Yoghurt cake recipe – no scales required!
This super simple recipe is not only good for visually impaired mums who don’t want to do battle with the talking scales, it's also great for older kids to make on their own and one to make on holiday when you don't have all your baking equipment with you
How do blind people use cash machines?
Managing our finances is a personal and important part of life that everyone should have to right to do independently. Blind and visually impaired people are no different and we use ATMs like everyone else, but have you ever wondered how? Talking cash machines, how do they work? Some cash machines have a jack for... Continue Reading →
Get dressed quick for busy visually impaired mums
Mornings are busy! There’s little mouths to feed, lunches to pack, little people to dress, missing shoe mysteries to solve… and right down at the bottom of the list, one mum to get dressed before running out of the door. In many ways, being a visually impaired mum is no different to being a sighted... Continue Reading →
Eone Bradley Timepiece review
I haven't worn a watch for years because I can't see a regular watch and a talking watch doesn't appeal to me. I like the idea of a watch, I think they can complete an outfit and as punctuality doesn't run on my family, I need all the help I can get. My husband recently... Continue Reading →
Ballet and the blind
Ballet is a very visual art form, but is appreciated by many people who are blind or visually impaired. I'd like to share with you why I think ballet can be and should be enjoyed by anyone, regardless of how little or how much they can see. I developed a love for ballet at an... Continue Reading →
Blindness and the Arts
The arts are an important, yet sometimes undervalued part of life. It allows people to express themselves regardless of their culture, language or the time in which they live. In its most traditional forms, some art is not accessible to those who are visually impaired. Often pigeon holed into the non-essential category of daily life,... Continue Reading →
My favourite app for visually impaired people
There are a number great apps out there designed specifically to help visually impaired people, but let me tell you why Seeing AI is my absolute favourite.
Partially Sighted Kitchen Hacks
I love all things to do with food. I love eating food, reading recipes, talking about food, cooking and baking. The thing about losing your vision is that preparing food becomes a bit tricky. I’ve had to learn to do things a bit differently in the kitchen recently and I thought I’d share a few... Continue Reading →
The Adventure Begins
Hello and welcome to my blog! This is my first personal blogging adventure and it means so much to me that you are here. Thank you for stopping by.
A bit about me
I’m Ming. I’m a 30 something wife to my wonderful husband and mother to my 2 beautiful daughters, aged 1 and 3. Things that make me happy include laughing with the people I love, ballet, travelling, discovering new things and food. Particularly food. I’m also partially sighted and registered Severely Sight Impaired (blind).