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Purposely follow the path to recovery

Purposely follow the path to recovery

Visual Impairment and other major health problems  do not mean that we must give up our dreams and our goals. I believe that when someone is dealing with the aftermath of ill health and its impact on their life it is essential that they purposely follow the path to recovery. Key to this is having the belief that it is...

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Not fulfilling your potential

Not fulfilling your potential

There is a vast well of unused potential lying inside each of us, but Is fulfilling your potential of importance to you? It should be! Let nothing stop you working towards fulfilling your potential so you wake up every morning full of energy and enthusiasm, falling asleep contented at night knowing you have made your mark in the world today…and knowing you’re...

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Establishing your identity

Establishing your identity

Who I am? A question every one of you has asked at some stage as you began establishing your identity. It is certainly a question many teenagers struggle with and can cause them lots of problems. Yet it is only natural for a teenager to begin their quest for identity, something everyone does at a point of transformation. The struggle...

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One Eyed Sandwich

One Eyed Sandwich

I wrote a blog the other day called the One eyed blogger . Well today’s post is on the same theme, well sort of. It’s to do with one eye and in fact it’s something that matters to me and makes me smile. My dad was always pretty hopeless in the kitchen, but it didn’t matter because my mum was...

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One eyed blogger

One eyed blogger

I find that I refer to myself as the ‘one eyed blogger’ frequently in conversation nowadays. I don’t do this for sympathy, but simply because it’s a pretty accurate description of who I am. I am a blogger and have been so for almost five years, and I have no sight from my right eye, and this has been for a year.

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Born without a breath

Born without a breath

Our breath is constantly ebbing and flowing, entering and leaving our bodies. A person can only survive a few minutes without breathing. My daughter Carly didn’t breathe for the first few minutes of her life, but thank god she did survive thanks to the many doctors and nurses who resuscitated her, bringing her to full life.  Without them I doubt...

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What’s Holding You Back

What’s Holding You Back

Is life working out the way you want it to? Are you fulfilling your potential? Achieving all those dreams you imagined when you were much younger? Are you being all you can be? If you are answering no to these questions, can you clearly determine what it is that’s been holding you back. In order to push your life forward...

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When Others Say you’re Past It

When Others Say you’re Past It

There comes a time in every man’s life when frustration starts to dominate every aspect of their life particularly when others say they’re past it. Has this happened yo you yet? You start questioning yourself, your choices, your achievements and even your own existence. You feel lost with your dreams and aspirations a long distant memory. You are never too...

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Appreciate Every Day That We Live

Appreciate Every Day That We Live

This weekend found many of us impacted massively by the situation in Paris with the dreadful atrocities carried out on Friday. So many people had their lives cut short and this should remind us to appreciate every day that we live. I felt compelled to reflect on this heinous event and use it to demonstrate some very important ways to...

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I’m Not Dead Yet

I’m Not Dead Yet

There was a TV movie by the name I’m Not Dead Yet which was about a guy who finds out he has a rare heart condition that could cause him to die at any moment and he decides to start speaking his mind and live life to the fullest. No matter how badly I struggled initially when diagnosed as being visually...

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The Love of A Grandparent

The Love of A Grandparent

I write this post today for a very simple reason and that is because of the love of a grandparent. It is Amelia-Mae Natalie Scott’s third birthday. The date 5th November is known as Guy Fawkes Night and Bonfire Night and is often celebrated by having Firework’s Parties, but for me it is a reminder that on the 5th November...

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