Natwest & RBS launch first ever accessible credit card: sight loss

As a wheelchair user, I face access problems every day.  Because I am used to my situation, I work around it and find ways to do things a little differently.  Although I have many blind friends and fellow fashionistas, especially users of the Fashionability audioboo channel that I contribute to, I can’t fathom how they get around many things, because I’ve not had to live with sight loss. My friends astound me with their independence and the way they firmly embrace life.  For me, a shopping trip is not complete without my plastic friend in my purse, and even then […]

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Happy to be a #MorrisonsMum – our bank holiday shop with bells on

It’s bank holiday weekend.  For once in England the birds and shining and the sky is singing, and everything is pretty darn perfect.  That is especially true when you have a kitchen full of meals and treats to satisfy the pickiest family.   J and I went to Morrisons on Friday and shopped up a storm.  I adore Market Street in Morrisons, it’s how I remember shopping many many years ago when I was a girl but all in one place and without Maggie Thatcher trying to steal my milk.  Second to that awesome sight was the plethora of little […]

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Lets talk about pets: update and my manic monday – motivational monday

Today is a super busy day for me – so my blog post is a bit of a mixed bag.  I’m happy with that though as I have some updates, and I adore motivational Monday – it gets my week off to a great start. Lets talk about pets: update In that way life sometimes has of punctuating life’s small and often forgotten events, my views on cats and litter boxes got thrown a curve ball after my post, and the event was definitely one fitting of an exclamation mark.  Here’s why: That’s right.  Completely out of the blue – […]

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In defense of Argos

A short intro So, SSE (boo!) have decided that in addition to raising our bills by 8%, they will also fiddle with the street lights where I live.  Perhaps to defend their decision for such a hefty rise on already astronomical bills, I’m not sure.  Instead of simply replacing the existing street lighting, they have removed all the old lampposts and put up new ones.  This has not only meant lots of drilling, digging and inadequate filling, but also a lovely ‘new’ streetlight right outside my bedroom window, shining it’s neon hatefulness right into my haven of calm, and creating […]

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