5 reasons to become a volunteer

This week organisations and charities have been celebrating Volunteers Week. This occasion recognises and thanks volunteers for all their amazing hard work and giving up their time for others. It is said that in 2017/18, 20.1 million (38%) people in the UK volunteered formally at least once a year and 11.8 million (22%) of people did so… Continue reading 5 reasons to become a volunteer

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Guest Blog: 10 Frustrating Things about Sight Loss by Amanda Gene

Today I like to welcome guest blogger Amanda from Florida, USA and blogger of Amanda Gene. Here she is to tell you more about herself and experiences living with sight loss: Hi everyone, my name is Amanda Gene Nelson. I am a disability blogger who has a visual impairment, mild Cerebral Palsy and Dyslexia. Emma… Continue reading Guest Blog: 10 Frustrating Things about Sight Loss by Amanda Gene

Schools out forever… but never forgotten

The summer holidays are coming to a close for children and it is time to go back to school. It still feels like yesterday I was one of those children. I finished school in June 2010, leaving with 6 GCSE’s (yes I only studied 6 subjects). Although I don’t miss the lessons, homework and exams,… Continue reading Schools out forever… but never forgotten