Live Well, Live Blind, Live Slow

Live Well, Live Blind: Live Slowly This year I’m sharing the life lessons I learned through blindness that have made it possible to build a life I love, while my vision fades away. These lessons are not only applicable to people experiencing sight loss as they are not the skills I need to navigate the... Continue Reading →

Be happy in 2022!

Happy new year to you and a very warm welcome back to A Blinding Light! It really is wonderful to have you here. This year let’s talk about blindness and happiness.  After almost two years living in a global pandemic, oceans away from many of my family and friends, while continuing to lose my vision,... Continue Reading →

#BlindMumsCan

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 →

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 →

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 →

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