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 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...

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,...

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,...

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...

BAKING BLIND IN SAN FRANCISCO

Penny Melville-Brown of Hampshire, UK, captures the essence of her Baking Blind world tour in a five minute 'soundscape' video specially designed for other...

Blindness does not stop this beekeeper, this baker and this kayaker from expanding their...

One of our own very special guest commentators, Penny Melville-Brown, has been featured in an article for the Washington Post. Penny of Farnham, Britain, lost...

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...

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...

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