Entries by Monica Farthing

Preparation is Everything! – Part 2

The Bailey travel journal – Contd. This is the second part of my travel tips for the visually impaired. As a lifelong traveller who is registered Severely Sight Impaired, I thought I might share some hints and tips; as I had so many, it has taken two editions of the Insight Blog to share my knowledge. Remember the […]

Preparation is Everything!

The Bailey travel journal – Part 1. Preparation is everything! I have been lucky enough to have had the chance to experience many types of holiday to many destinations, home and away… I have not let my sight impairment limit my horizons. Travel is one of the most fun and rewarding things that I am […]

Marc did the Mendip Wiggle

Marc Gulwell took part in the 100 mile bike ride on a tandem bike with his friend Dave piloting the bike.  Previous to starting his training Marc had not ridden a bike for 10 years!  The ride took place on the 2nd July 2016 and began just outside Glastonbury.  The route took  the riders through Somerset villages, the […]

Insight Thanks its supporters in the latest magazine

Issue 14 is out now of the Insight Magazine. Highlights include: ‘Trive in the Garden’, information on our forthcoming Equipment and Information Day (12th April in case you have not heard) and our Spring sale. Happy reading and if there is anything that you would like to have included, just let Monica know by dropping […]

Equipment and Information day Roundup

Over 90 people came along to our Equipment and Information day on April 12th in Gloucester.  Thank you to all of our exhibitors who came along –  Enhanced Vision, Opetelc, Optima, Humanware, Sight and Sound, PVS, Synapptic, Dolphin Computer Access,  and Village Agents. A special mention for Lyn who made the tea and coffee for everyone! […]

Did you hear the radio?

Our very own Marc Gulwell featured on the Anna King radio show last Monday.  Marc spoke about the technology  that blind people use to make the most of smart phones and tablets. If you would like to listen to the interview click on the link below, Marc’s bit starts at about 15.20 mins in. BBC […]

Record breaking attendance at the last Focus Day!

  We held our Focus Day on the 19th January at the Low Vision Centre, Albion Street in conjunction with Enhanced Vision, Calibre and Dolphin Computer Access.  Over 70 people attended which is a record for these events.  We will be running more of them throughout the year so please keep an eye on our […]