Penny

Penny Melville-Brown, who lost her sight when she was a British navy commander, is traveling the world, cooking with blind and sighted chefs.

BAKING BLIND GOING GLOBAL

Our 'blogger' and international prize winner, Penny Melville-Brown from Hampshire, will be travelling over coming months in the USA, Costa Rica, China, Australia, Malawi...

A TWIST OF FATE INTERRUPTS WORLD TOUR

By Penny Melville Brown It was an untimely end for me and Baking Blind: in France just before Christmas scoping out more cooking opportunities, I...

CHONGQING, CHINA & BAKING BLIND

Penny Melville-Brown OBE Chongqing in China is the biggest and most exciting city on Earth. For richness of experience, this is the place: bustling, teeming,...

BLIND COOK AND A POT OF HONEY IS A RECIPE FOR STICKINESS EVERYWHERE

From Penny Melville-Brown OBE, Baking Blind, Disability Dynamics, food, cooking, Holman prize, WRNS 100, recipes, disability, visual impairment, blind, war pensioner, veteran, Lighthouse, honey...

BAKING BLIND AND THE DRAMA OF AN AIR & SEA RESCUE!

By penny Melville-Brown OBE A few hours and life lurched from one extreme to another: a truly enlightening morning getting a glimpse of bush tucker...

NAVAL HISTORY STILL INSPIRES

Penny Melville-Brown James Holman was a truly remarkable man: he was just a young Royal Naval Lieutenant aged 22 when he lost his sight. Undaunted,...

WHEN SERVING YOUR COUNTRY CAN BRING A DEATH SENTENCE

BY PENNY MELVILLE BROWN OBE There's a link between the US military and a higher chance of having ALS (Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis or Lou Gehrig...

BAKING BLIND GOES DOWN UNDER

Penny Melville-Browne OBE You might not have heard of Kiama, a delightful seaside town about 2 hours south of Sydney by road. It will be...

WRNS 100 – the war pensioners

  Amidst all the hoop-la of this centenary year celebrating 100 years since the formation of the Women's Royal Naval Service, I wanted to honour...

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