September 26, 2021

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Victorious Festival 2021 Roundup

After far too long, live music has finally returned to the Southsea seafront. After 3 lockdowns and a whole lot of heartache, the Victorious Festival has come at the right time to bring some much needed joy to the great waterfront city. Even though Friday night headliners Madness got the ...
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Portsmouth 2 – 1 MK Dons

Photography: Andrew Fletcher ...
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Lockdown joy for visually impaired photographer

Will Phillips started taking photos back in 1960 many years before digital was invented, he was inspired by his dad who was a local professional photographer in Fareham covering events for The News based in Portsmouth. Between 1975 and 1978 Will went into the territorial army as a cook and ...
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Andrew Fletcher wins top prize

Visually impaired photographer Andrew Fletcher was so proud to receive his winning voucher on 31st October at The Discovery Centre Winchester, where Losing My Sight UK finished their Below 20/20 Visually Impaired Photography and Book exhibition. The tour took them from Basingstoke, Portchester, Portsmouth, Gosport and ending up at Winchester, ...
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Three Royal Sisters – Inspired by sight loss charity

Elena Sommers is a visually impaired writer. She lives in Portchester near the castle with her two young daughters, before she started going to activities arranged by a local charity Losing my Sight Elena received a diploma in higher education in humanities, however, despite being bilingual and university education, she ...
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Too Old To Learn Piano? – 9 Reasons Why You’re Not.

by: Stephanie Mitchell, from Australia You might be wondering: Am I too old for piano lessons? Let’s face it, the older you get, the harder it becomes to remember things. Your joints don’t work as well as they once did and aren’t as flexible. Life gets in the way and ...
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Blind Baker Is Going Global

Penny Melville Brown OBE has accomplished many things in her life, from gaining a degree at university to joining the Navy and reaching the rank of Commander, in between that she was based in Naples Italy with NATO, as well as working in London for the Ministry of Defence and ...
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What I Like About Apple Products, From a Blind Person’s Perspective

By Phillip Chalker. Ever since I was first introduced to Apple products back in 2011, my life has changed for the better. When you buy an iPhone, it comes with voice over right out of the box. So, all you need to do is let your fingers do the walking, ...
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Visually Impaired Artist

Clarke Reynolds lost the sight in one of his eyes at the age of four, but he has never looked upon it as a disability and continued his life like any other person. It was not until a few years ago he began to notice shadows in the other eye, ...
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Photography

Our Photographic Club was set up to encourage visually impaired people to either take up a new hobby or rekindle an old one. We meet up once or twice a month to go outside and photograph whatever we fancy. Our photos are then uploaded to our Facebook group page, where ...
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