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    Lynda's blogging tips

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    Lynda, a Connector from Bedfordshire, shares her tips on blogging.

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    My Holiday Blog

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    Ian Beverley shares his experience of travelling with his wife who also has sight loss.

  • Robert Meikle: How I see

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    Robert is a student from Scotland who is registered partially sighted. He tells us in his vlog about the importance of raising awareness on sight loss.

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    The Story of My Second Sight

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    Vanessa Porter shares her experience of losing her sight and the impact it has had upon her life.

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    My Documented Walk

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    Michael Turner shares his experience of his walk through Mixed Deciduous Woodland, A Greened Iron Mining Landscape, Heather Moorland and a Victorian Landscaped Parkland.

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    The Braille Legacy: a blind person’s review

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    Community member Eleanor Burke, (pictured to the left with her guide dog Ava standing in front of the Charing Cross Theatre in London) talks about her experience of going to see The Braille Legacy.

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    Not all blind people - one woman’s insight

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    Rachel Finlay, from the Rick Hansen Foundation, a Canadian disability organisation, challenges common stereotypes about being blind.

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    Blind composer finds new meaning with music

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    At 50, Bill Skipworth lost his sight completely but he gained an unusual new talent for composing music. Bill has spent the last 12 years entertaining audiences with his beautiful music

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    When going blind is funny

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    In a recent episode of BBC's Ouch: Disability Talk podcast, presenters spoke to Tom Skelton, a visually impaired comedian, about his upcoming Edinburgh Fringe show, Blind Man’s Bluff.

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    Recipe: Sea bass with steamed vegetables

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    Our regular food feature is for any type of cook, whether you’re a dedicated foodie or just looking for simple recipes, there's plenty of practical advice for cooking with low or no vision

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