5 Inspirational Blind Women

International Women’s Day 2021 In celebration of International Women’s Day I would like to share the stories of five inspirational women. A woman who campaigned for the rights of disabled people, women’s suffrage, labour laws and world peace, a woman who escaped from slavery then helped 300 other enslaved people find freedom, a woman at... Continue Reading →

Blindness and Social Distancing

I recently spoke to a good friend about how Covid-19 had affected all of our lives. We live on different continents, but life is remarkabky similar for us and millions of others as we all #StayAtHome. My friend was interested to know how I was finding social distancing with limited vision. She knows that I... Continue Reading →

The Bright Side of Blindness

Last year our lovely friends at the RNIB asked me write a post for their Christmas blog. I'm re-publishing it here in celebration of the holidays. My eldest daughter is no longer two (and I should probably stop saying I'm in my early thirties) but the remainder is still true, and an important message to... Continue Reading →

Calling Uber Drivers

I should let you know that things have changed a bit since my last post on A Blinding Light. I have neglected my little blog a bit lately. You see, I’ve been busy coordinating a move. Yes, we’re on an adventure again, this time, it’s New York! It seems there’s quite a bit involved when... Continue Reading →

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