You may have seen English TV presenter Richard Osman’s recent Tweet about his amusing encounter. It went: “One of the upsides of being visually impaired is that today I saw a beautiful cat sitting on a low fence, and, when I crossed the road to stroke it, I discovered it was the handlebars of a bicycle.” Well we’ve brought together some of the best replies that you may relate to…
Daisy and Mervin, both in their 90s, are childhood sweethearts. Daisy was diagnosed with glaucoma at the age of 38. Last year, she lost her sight completely. They share how their love for one-another has helped them cope with sight loss together.
In December 2017, RNIB hosted the second Vision Pioneer Awards to celebrate the hard work and edication of eye health and sight loss sector professionals. The awards recognise their tireless work to support blind and partially sighted people and their friends and family.
John Allison had been dreaming of learning to fly since he was 12 years old, but there was always something stopping him. Now, aged 82 and with deteriorating vision, he thought it was time he took the plunge and shared his story with Connect.