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Europe 2022: A Mixed Museum Experience

I have always loved history. One of my favourite forms of relaxation is to curl up with a book that can teach me something about a time or place that is unfamiliar to me. With that in mind, it would seem to be a natural extension to assume that I enjoy visiting museums. Because they’re …

Europe 2022: Empty Skies

I live in a quiet suburb of Cape Town, near a river estuary. The area is lush, green and we have lots of trees in the surrounding area. And an almost constant accompaniment of birdsong. Birds are so much a part of my everyday life that I hardly hear them when I’m concentrating. Still, every …

Europe 2022: An Overview of my Recent Travels

I know, I know – the first blog of the month is meant to be a Fiji post. But seeing as she posted a few additional blogs while I was overseas, I think I’m justified in dognapping this spot from her, don’t you? Besides, since I’ve just returned from an amazing, exhausting, fascinating, busy, invigorating, …

Trying Adaptive Golf

  I’ve never been a particularly sporty person. Even from the time I was very young I was usually the one with my head buried in a book while my friends were running around, or hitting a tennis ball against a wall to practise their shots. Nonetheless, since losing my sight I have tried a …

Two Phenomenal Women I Interviewed in August

With August being Women’s Month in South Africa, I decided to interview two women on my accessible travel podcast, A different Way of Travelling. For those of you who don’t know about the podcast – where have you been? We now have 52 episodes featuring interviews with travellers with disabilities, or showcasing fun inclusive travel …