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SHARK – Stories From Baystreet: Frankie G and Mickey

SHARK – Stories From Baystreet: Frankie G and Mickey

This is my first attempt at writing a screenplay.  It’s a skill I’ve always wanted to learn and have found a couple of mentors that are willing to help me learn the craft.  As a writer I find feedback to be one of the best ways to improve and would love to hear what you think.  This is one piece of a larger selection of stories.  The stories were inspired by a photo shoot by an amazing photographer and his…

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Colina Cottage – A Place of Rest and Renewal In Beautiful Lea Cross, England

Colina Cottage – A Place of Rest and Renewal In Beautiful Lea Cross, England

Colina Cottage was a wonderful find on the Blind Bucket List tour.  Funny story, I had miscalculated my accommodation on my tour (forgot to convert pounds to dollars) and was over budget, so needed to find an inexpensive place to stay for a week or so.  I found Colina Cottage and the whirlwind that is Hilary Pound on Airbnb.  My week turned into nearly a month of rest and relaxation and a wondrous bounty of amazing people I met in…

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Update on the Blind Bucket List

Update on the Blind Bucket List

Delays, delays, and more delays. That seems to be the theme of this trip. After having to jump through hoops to get my passport back up to date, I just found out that the airline I booked my flight with, well, the pilots have voted to go on strike. It begs the question: Am I ever going to get this show on the road? Maybe I should just get a paddle boat and start walking! But, despite all of this,…

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Low Tech Gadgets and Gizmos to Make Your Life Easier!

Low Tech Gadgets and Gizmos to Make Your Life Easier!

Gizmos and Gadgets Galore Today I’m talking about all the little things that can make your life easier as your vision starts to fade.  It may not be an exhaustive list, but it should be enough to get you started in building your “blind war chest” of all the great little gizmos and gadgets that can take over for your eyes.  The objective here is to find inexpensive things that will allow you to live your life just as you did,…

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Artificial Vision and the Bionic Eye

Artificial Vision and the Bionic Eye

There is a lot of exciting research going on in the world of artificial vision and bionic eyes.  I’ve been watching the progress in this realm for years and although none of the techniques are currently mainstream and easy to access, they are promising and becoming part of the landscape for disabilities in the future.  Below are several different video talks on these new technologies and I hope that they inspire you as much as they do me. Artificial vision…

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