My summary of January 2019

As promised, here is my new monthly blog feature summarising the events of each month and sharing blog roundups. Birthday January is always a special month for me because it is the month I was born and the time to celebrate my birthday. This year I turned 25 years old. I didn’t do anything special… Continue reading My summary of January 2019

Disabled BBC weather presenter Lucy Martin’s catwalk debut

This article was originally published on online magazine Disability Horizons; who I regularly write for as a freelance journalist. _______________________________ In January, we spoke to Lucy Martin to find out what it is like being the first visibly disabled BBC weather presenter, how she secured the job, why she became interested in meteorology and what life was… Continue reading Disabled BBC weather presenter Lucy Martin’s catwalk debut

Assistive Tech Tips: Part 3 – Samsung Smart TV accessibility review

Two weeks ago I purchased myself a Samsung Smart TV. In my final part of the Assistive Tech Tips series, I’m going to review the accessibility features that support people with sight loss navigate the Smart TV. Just to recap from Part 1 – The product I purchased was a Samsung 43″ 4K Ultra HD… Continue reading Assistive Tech Tips: Part 3 – Samsung Smart TV accessibility review

Assistive Tech Tips: Part 1 – 10 accessible gadgets for people with sight loss

I have been registered blind for over 13 years now and within that time I’ve had to learn different strategies and techniques to read, write and carry out daily tasks. The greatest tool for me to achieve these things is using assistive technology. In this three part series, I’m going to share with you the… Continue reading Assistive Tech Tips: Part 1 – 10 accessible gadgets for people with sight loss

The One Where We Went To FriendsFest 2018

“Oh. My. God… I went to FriendsFest!” This week, along with my Mum and best friend, I went to Kennington Park in London to see the sets and props from the world’s greatest sitcom, Friends. Throughout the event we got to go inside three apartment sets, visit the famous coffee house and dress up in… Continue reading The One Where We Went To FriendsFest 2018