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...

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...

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...

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 HAMPSHIRE

By Penny Melville-Brown "Thanks to the support of Hampshire County Council and so many others of you around the country, I have been able to...

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...

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,...

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...

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