Vision magazine

Vision magazine has the latest news and real-life stories from RNIB.

It’s available exclusively to members of RNIB. If you would like to start receiving regular issues join today.

Read a previous issue

In our June/July 2014 issue:

Read our exclusive interview with Lord Ashcroft, who tells us about the blind soldier who's been his inspiration. Plus get the latest news, views and lifestyle features like our audio book review and recipe.

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Listen to the Vision podcast

Find out about the spooky experience that inspired Chris Simms, author of the DI Spicer novels, to write his first novel. Chris gives you some tips for writing if you want to enter this year's writing competition, in our special podcast interview. Plus, someone with sight loss sees a face for the first time during a trial of RNIB Smartglasses and inventor Dr Stephen Hicks updates us on their progress. And our technology expert, Robin Spinks, reviews the Kindle Fire HD 6 and some other tablets with accessible features.

You've still got a chance to enter our crime writing competition!

Each year we host a writing competition, that's open to all members of RNIB, and this year our theme is crime. Don't worry if you're not a member yet, you can join free for nine months and enter now. But hurry, the deadline for entries is 5pm on 15 January 2015 and your stories should have a maximum of 1000 words. Draw inspiration from last year's winning entries:

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