In Auckland, many motorists are going from A to B at any time. Many drivers are conscientious and drive with care and consideration for other road users; however, some do not. First, I will describe a situation I found myself in today with my guide dog Sienna and then reiterate the message I would like... Continue Reading →
How I see it … training with Sienna
Meet Sienna, the new addition to my family; she is a Guide Dog who is 3/4 Labrador and 1/4 Golden Retriever and is 20 months old. I will preface this narrative by saying I have never had a dog before; my family are primarily cat enslaved people, so this post covers my learning about dogs... Continue Reading →
How I see it …. bursting bubbles?
After two weeks in lockdown to prevent the spread of COVID-19, I have left my home a total of three times. Once to pick up a prescription and once to buy vegetables and once to go for a walk. In these times, I have come closer than 2m to three people outside of my isolation... Continue Reading →
How I see it … getting around in the UK and Hamburg
For those of you who are new to my blog, I am a nurse and academic who happens to have a vision impairment. In the last year or so my night vision has decreased and susceptibility to glare has increased. To learn more about my vision, please see my previous blog entries. I have recently... Continue Reading →