Category Archives: Stroke survivor

Smellacious Gardens Oh You Blind

I refreshed my potpourri with lavender just yesterday, and was suddenly telewafted back to a garden for the blind, a little garden I once knew well. I think it was called a ‘Fragrant Garden for the Blind’ or something like … Continue reading

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I Sang In My Chains, Like the Sea

In a couple of days I’m giving a talk on studying with visual disability. My credentials are I’m a teacher with visual disability. The accident that happened just over a year ago left me without half my vision. I guess … Continue reading

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  A year ago a vision specialist said: “You won’t be able to read again”. I had suddenly (i.e. over half an hour) acquired homonymous hemianopia (HH). This means you’ve lost sidewards vision, either left or right. So I was … Continue reading

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