17 Jun 2019

Cardiff Storm – Sex and Sexual Health

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Sex and Sexual Health   Our latest Storm Event was at the end of February with our Cardiff group and was held in the Public Health Wales building.     The events theme was Sex and Sexual Health and we had a couple of things happening during the event.  To start Mared and I ran […]

17 Jun 2019

My Guide Dog Journey So Far…

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My Guide Dog Journey So Far… The Daisy Diary Is it just me, or is there a sense of freedom walking down a street, no white stick, no worries, just you and your destination in mind. Well, I used to feel like that, then I got to a point in life that I needed to […]

25 Jan 2019

The Computer Says No – EyeCare Conference 2018

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Once again myself and Mared were asked to create performances for the Annual Eye Care Conference. It was an exciting year as both WCB and the NHS were celebrating big birthdays and so we were given the themes of “Celebrating NHS 70th Birthday” and “The Future”.   When we first got these themes we had […]

25 Jan 2019

National Eisteddfod Genedlaethol 2018

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We’ve had a very busy few months over the summer with Storm this year.  The National Eisteddfod was held in Cardiff Bay and we as Storm took full advantage of this to make some noise and spread the word about Wales Council, eye health and the Storm project. So for the week of the 4th […]

25 Jan 2019

Footfalls through history

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During the summer I spent a week in the character-filled and rustically charming city of Naples, Italy. Or as I referred to it throughout the holiday, as a city comparable to a loveable rogue.   On one of the days, my brother Mike and I decided to visit the Roman city of Pompeii. A place […]

25 Jan 2019

Bar work bamboozles me sometimes…

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I live above a pub and so I spend many evenings sat with people who are usually far drunker than I. On top of this, my grandparents own the pub so as a result I often end up pouring the pints. Every once in a while my visual impairment becomes the topic of conversation and […]

25 Jan 2019

Independent Living and Direct Payment

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Once again we had a really successful turn out for our most recent Cardiff Storm event covering the South East at the end of June.  We’d like to say a massive thank you to all those who attended the event and to our wonderful speakers. Despite it being the hottest day of the year and […]

12 Apr 2018

Cardiff Storm Event – Health and Wellbeing

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Our most recent Storm Event happened in February in Cardiff.  We hosted the event at Chapter Arts Centre and it focused around the theme of Health and Wellbeing.   Mared and i felt this was a really important theme to cover and inform young people about.  We firstly had Marcia Morgan from Public Health Wales […]

12 Apr 2018

Top Apps for Everyday Use

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Top Apps for Everyday Use So as Visually Impaired people ourselves Mared and i thought we’d share with you our top apps that we use for our everyday use.  These apps make it possible for us to do those annoying everyday activities as simply as anyone else would. From reading, to travelling and doing your […]

15 Feb 2018

The Queen’s New Website

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Once upon a time in a land far, far away, there lived a Queen who was visually impaired. She was very kind and caring – for a Queen at least. She never had anyone’s head cut off and only occasionally had evil-doers thrown in the castle dungeon.   One day, the Queen had a very […]