My visit to The Guide Dogs UK National Breeding Centre – Warwickshire

I was recently invited to visit Guide Dogs UK National Breeding Centre – Warwickshire. I hope you find my write up of interest and realise just what such an amazing life changing gift a Guide dog is to Blind and Visually impaired people such as myself. I would love to hear your thoughts

Sight Loss – Decisions, Decisions

Decisions, Decisions   I have been doing a lot of thinking these past couple of months, weeks and days.  Slowly coming to terms with loosing a large proportion of my vision.  It has been a roller coaster of emotions and self doubt. However, one thing has had a huge impact on me being able toContinue reading Sight Loss – Decisions, Decisions

White Cane Training

White Cane Training So, today I have had my first initial professional white cane training.  A few different words spring to mind as a result of this, and they are: Inspired, Confidence, Smiling, Relief and Enabled Why these words? Inspired, Because my general feeling of wellbeing (which has taken. battering since loosing some of myContinue reading White Cane Training

Living with sight loss course Final Day

Today, I attended the second day of a two day course, entitled Living With Sight Loss, facilitated by the RNIB.   I wrote about my first day, and my reflections, which you can see  here: So… Day two. I arrived, in plenty of time – I cant abide being late for anything ! My journeyContinue reading Living with sight loss course Final Day