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 →


It’s true that mums who can’t see, or see very little, have to do things differently to our sighted mum friends. Some things might take us a bit longer and it might require more effort, but we generally find a way. I find that when people learn that I’m legally blind, they’re often more surprised... Continue Reading →

New Year, New Adventures

Firstly I’d like to wish you all very happy new year. May 2020 bring you happiness good health and plenty of adventures. A Blinding Light begins the new decade  Stateside. Towards the end of 2019, my husband and I bundled up our two little toddlers, and took a jaunt across the Atlantic, moving our little... 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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