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Who Puts The ‘Dis’ In Disability? Meet My Friend Shaun

There are some people I meet who are quite simply inspirational without trying. Take my good friend Shaun. He lives in a house with a friend, works on a farm, plays drums, enjoys a night out at a club, is … Continue reading

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Snow: Blind Man’s Fog?

  I have the privilege of knowing blind friends who are great for keeping my feet firmly on the floor. I use the term blind because that is the term they prefer to use themselves.  They do not consider themselves … Continue reading

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How Can You Play the Piano When You’re Blind?

…so a good friend of mine is frequently asked. The world of blindness is a fascinating subject. To be honest I hadn’t given it a lot of thought until I became good friends with a blind lady who also happens … Continue reading

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Blind Phones

Not too long ago I bought a trendy black latex cover for my mobile ‘phone. Only when I received it did I realise that ‘black’ meant ‘opaque’ i.e., I could not see through the cover.  This wasn’t too much of … Continue reading

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