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 →

Low Vision Wardrobe Organisation

What we wear is inportant. Clothes are a major part of how we present ourselves to the world and they send a message to the people we meet. And of course, fashion is fun! I don't often experiment with trends, but I know the fabrics, colours and silhouettes I feel good in. Being visually impaired... Continue Reading →

Happy 150th Birthday WDSA

2019 marks the 150th anniversary of Wakefield District Sight Aid (WDSA). With its long history of supporting people living with sight loss in the Wakefield District, the charity continues its crucial work and is evolving to meet the changing needs of service users. This small local charity has a tiny team with big hearts, who... 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 →

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