TOMORROW IS WHITE CANE DAY IN THE US

By Penny Melville-Brown I bought my latest cane from San Francisco's LightHouse organisation that supports visually impaired people. I specially chose a strong but collapsible version to...

ACCESSIBLE TOURISM – MOVING FORWARD WITH MARTYN SIBLEY

By Martyn Sibley After meeting Rita and Daniela Duarte (Portugal 4All Senses) in Lisbon it felt like Kasia (my wife) and I had known them...

WISHING FOR AN INCLUSIVE WORLD

BY MARTYN SIBLEY Through using a wheelchair, I've experienced lots of exclusion and prejudice. My mission is to see a world that's inclusive for everyone....

AILSA – I DON’T WANT ANY KIND OF PITY!

Introducing our newest 'blogger' - Ailsa .. click here for more details When I was born, I didn't breathe. I was stillborn, but I was resuscitated. As...

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...

2018 – DESPERATELY SEEKING SELF ACCEPTANCE

By Mandie Elizabeth Leek 2018 is here and as usual there is the the tradition of making new Years resolutions then desperately trying to keep...

MY BIRTHMARK – MY STORY! A TALE OF FAMILY, FRIENDS AND THE COMMUNITY HELPING...

By Lisa Butler I have a facial port wine stain birthmark - but I hope this and other 'blogs' I will write is a way...

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,...

WHAT IT’S LIKE TO BE THE OUTSIDER IN THE CLASSROOM!

By Sylvia Mac (LoveDisfigure) How can a young person dislike or hate their body so much? A child aged 8 with long flowing golden hair,...

RECRUITING PERSONAL CARERS (Part One)

By Carrie Aimes (Part One) All my life I've required care, whether it be from family members, friends or paid employees. For over a decade...

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By Martyn Sibley "I was in a session at Mindvalley University in Croatia. It was run by the founder Vishen Lakhiani. The topic was on...