I wear glasses, a lot... In truth all the time. I am particularly blind without them. If you know about eyes then I have astigmatism, a squint and myopia. If you don't know eyes then I have nearsightedness, I can't see horizontal or vertical and if I get tired my right eye can look at… Continue reading Blur
In a few days I am going to be forty and I thought that I knew all I could about my mental disability. I mean, I thought that there was no way it could throw up any more surprises, but I guess I was being a little naive. So I have been ill, I'm okay… Continue reading What? A new coping strategy…?
That is what I saw on a form I was filling out. Do I? I mean technically I am but to I consider myself disabled? Oh, meet me in the street and you will see nothing. In fact you will probably notice nothing. I don't blame anyone for not. I do not have a neon… Continue reading Do you consider yourself disabled?
I have a condition with my eyes that means the sun is just a little brighter and colours just a little sharper. It used to show in my art. People would look at the picture and say - where is that blue? I'd point and say - right there. They'd just smile and pat me… Continue reading To see too much
A warning really. You see at the moment I am working on some illustrations for Panic Moon, a Doctor Who fan magazine, and I have been sending them across to the editor. Only the last one I did I forgot that I had my filter on the screen... This meant that what I sent out… Continue reading Update on Meares Irlen…
I fight everyday against what I ought to do. I ought to live alone I ought to move out from my parents place I ought to look after my dyslexia and not push it I ought to do a job that doesn't hurt my eyes I ought to stay away from the computer screen because… Continue reading Fated?
I went for testing yesterday and it was suggested that I use a colour filter as I may have Meares-Irlen Syndrome. Not heard of it? Well, if you suffer from dyslexia, ME, epilepsy or get migraines then this might help. It is really easy. You just use a colour filter. I'm not sure how it helps but… Continue reading Colour and Meares-Irlen