By: Dave Taylor Despite having little to no vision, this does not stop a group of adventurous visually impaired and blind people from Portsmouth taking on challenges that some normal sighted people would not even think about. Losing My Sight Charity obtained Lottery Funding earlier this year to embark on several projects for the visually … Read moreLosing My Sight Charity Fun Day
Belgium, it’s not my favourite country. When we went to Brussels last year, they made us feel as welcome as a bacon sarnie at a bar mitzvah. No one actually refused us entry, but you could tell they didn’t want a handsome dog like me in the place, or perhaps they were just wary of … Read moreCome Fly with Me – More Adventures of Gunner, International Dog of Mystery.
Pat and Ian Absolom had an open garden to raise money for Parkinson’s Ian has spent many months labouring over his garden which he adores. Pat and Ian charged £2.00 entry fee and raffled prizes to raise the money in total they managed to raised over £600.00 for a great cause and a charity close … Read moreRaising Funds For Parkinsons
Caroline Noble is visually impaired and attends LMS Fit Club every week, Caroline enjoys the club and other projects that Losing My Sight Charity are involved in. When Caroline was fourteen she got run over by a car, since then she has had a fear of roads and rather throw herself out of a plane … Read moreI Want To Throw Myself Out Of A Plane
Accepting My Destiny David Daniels noticed he had an eye condition called Retinitis Pigmentosa since he was ten years old he did not like going out in the dark because he could not see very well. David said se could see ok in normal day light but as soon as it got dark that is … Read moreBeing In Denial
Being a mother with Retinitis Pigmentosa and two young children is a hectic emotional rollercoaster, which as a family we are currently riding. At home as a family we have adapted and accepted my vision loss and are getting through it together. The aggressiveness of which type of RP you have is different for each … Read moreBeing A Mother with Retinitis Pigmentosa
A majority of our readers will know that when a disabled person travels via public transport, there is usually some kind of discount. One of our readers, Nick Whyton from Fareham, brought to our attention an interesting and somewhat troubling condition to the Gosport Ferry disability discount. It only applies if you are in a … Read moreGosport Ferry Discount Controversy.
I know times are hard for any business but for Hollywood Bowl at Gunwharf Quays Portsmouth it does seem to be effecting them a little more although it seems that way. David Daniels approached me back in February telling me that the concessions rate for the disabled are being withdrawn during the school half terms and summer holidays. The … Read moreBLIND BOWLERS SEE RED OVER CONCESSION INCREASE
I’m relatively new to asking for audio description at the cinema. But I’m still used to one of two things happening. The first possibility is that there is some technical problem. This has often happened to me at the new cinema called HOME – I saw several films there when it was new, and while … Read moreAudio Description