Good KARMA really does find you when you least expect it

Yesterday something happened that shocked and pleased me at the same time.  I was on my way to meet my partner for our last visit to a pub before England’s second national lock down.  I was approaching a rather complicated junction and as I do not do this route every...

Sailing as safe as we can with Blind Sailing UK

Sailing as safe as we can with Blind Sailing UK

Last weekend I returned to sailing with Blind Sailing UK.  You might be wondering how in these times of confusion and ever-changing guidance how this was possible. Blind Sailing UK’s work before the weekend and the policies that have been implemented to reduce the...

Opening my eyes to Martial Arts

Opening my eyes to Martial Arts

This week must be the time of trying new things because not only have I travelled on the Scottish sleeper for the first time on my own I also went to my first kick boxing and karate classes last night. After a conversation with Lucy Hodges, the Commodore of Blind...

Sailing without sight to Antigua

Sailing without sight to Antigua

Reflecting on the voyage it feels either like I’m telling someone else’s story or like I’ve dreamt the adventure. In the beginning, the thought of doing something like this challenge terrified me.  Jackie suggested this voyage to me back in February of last year, I...

The wanderer returns

The wanderer returns

Today is my first day back in the office for six weeks - what a shock to the system. I returned to the UK on Thursday of last week and have found it a challenge to settle back to normality.  It's surprising how much of a comfort of not being able to do anything about...

Ahoy me Hearties!

Ahoy me Hearties!

I would like to thank you all for reading my blogs this last year. This doesn’t happen very often that I am left short for words - friends and colleagues “take a sharp intake of breath”. I can’t summarise this past year, but regular readers will know that when I have...

Kate on the Road

Hello I’m Kate, the Access Technology Advisor here at Southampton Sight.

I’ve been blind since birth but that doesn’t stop me doing what I want to do. I want to share with you highlights of my work and my world. Read my blog!

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