Teaching your Blind Child to Manage their Period

When you first get your period, it can be really confusing, especially if you haven’t been prepared for it. I know many parents struggle to know how exactly to prepare their blind child for this stage of their life. How much should they explain? What resources will be useful? Are all products useful and accessible […]

How Blind People Access Technology

A few people new to the world of blindness have recently asked me if I can use technology, and if so how. So I thought I’d write a post about it, explaining the various pieces of software and hardware that I use. How I use a computer: I use a completely ordinary windows computer, however […]

Instapaper: an Accessible way to Save it Now and Read Later

Instapaper is an application that allows its users to save content to read later on. It’s available on iOS, Android and through your web browser. It’s perfect for people like myself who often find articles that look interesting but aren’t able to read them at the time. I decided to download the iOS app to […]

2016 blogging roundup

This post is a little late, as I’ve only just finished a major update to the site. Nevertheless it’s here, and I’m so happy with it. 2016 has been a rollercoaster of a year for me, both for my advocacy work and in my personal life. I like to write a short post at the […]

Holly wearing a Harry Potter jumper

Five Gifts for the Potterhead in your Life

Note to my family: Please don’t read this post until after Christmas!!! I love Harry Potter. I grew up reading the books and my love for them has never died. I’m an out and proud Ravenclaw with a collection of Harry Potter clothing that is rapidly growing. As a result, I love buying gifts for […]