Disability | Sport | Travel

Attending sporting events with a disability

I love going to watch games to cheer on my local football and rugby league teams (Leeds United and Leeds Rhinos) home and away. I have also attended other events such as Wimbledon and Paralympic Swimming World Championships (in Glasgow and London).  However, having my Cerebral Palsy (CP) and visual impairment (VI) can make things […]

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Disability | Travel

Travelling with a disability: Paris

I have recently returned from a weekend away in Paris with my boyfriend, Sam.  Being visually impaired and using a long white cane since I was around 16 years old, it’s interesting to see how people in different cultures and countries react and how different cities are accessible for disabled people.  I am also visiting […]

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Visual impairment and Mental health

Today is World Sight Day. As I’ve explained on here, I was born with my eye conditions, and have been registered blind since the age of 3. To recap, I have congenital Nystagmus as well as Astigmatism. Today is also World Mental Health Day. I have seen loads of tweets celebrating and raising awareness of […]

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