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...

Seeing Science with Closed Eyes

Seeing Science with Closed Eyes

Today’s blog is all about some Sight Loss Awareness that Southampton Sight have recently delivered with Winchester Science Centre (WSC).  Winchester Science Centre have recently raised an incredible £1.2 million to update and improve their exhibits.  Their aim is to...

Good Food Talks

Good Food Talks

Hello readers, you may be looking at the title of this blog and wondering what on earth I am on about this time?  Well, good food does talk to our senses and taste buds; especially when we are enjoying a meal with friends and relatives. Good Food Talks is an app that...

Kris’s Blog – Communication Revelation

Kris’s Blog – Communication Revelation

Despite the dubious suggested vocational path of politician, the one other consistent theme buried within my otherwise unremarkable school reports was the phrase ‘good communication skills.’ Diplomacy aside, born out of a passion for reading and a love of words it is...

Prototype App Testing

Prototype App Testing

It feels like an awful long time since I posted; work has been a mix of busy and quiet times. The charity has been working with some of our 16-25-year-old members on a project developed by a PhD student from Southampton University; she has created a prototype app...

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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