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2015 in Review

In terms of my VI, 2015 was a steady year of learning new things and adapting to my situation. I have covered most of these in previous blog posts and thought I would like to summarise them here at the start … Continue reading

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Book review – John Galsworthy’s “Maid in Waiting”

The 7th novel of the Forsyte Chronicle and a big shift over to the aristocratic Mont family.  We have met some of the Monts before but I found it confusing to sort out relationships with no visual family tree.  In … Continue reading

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eBooks, audio and print

  As I now mainly listen to audio books and occasionally read eBooks, I was interested to know how sighted people feel about the different media; a small straw poll brought the almost overwhelming preference for print, with some people … Continue reading

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John Galsworthy – The Forsyte Saga: The Man of Property

The Forsyte Saga, Man of Property By John Galsworthy (Published 1906-1921) Audible read by David Case Kindle, free from Amazon It must be more than 50 years since I read, listened to on radio and watched on tv Nobel Prizewinner … Continue reading

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It’s nearly the end of June and still raining.  The parks and gardens are loving it.  Plants and weeds are flourishing, the drought is receding and England is greener than ever.  The rain keeps coming and the thought of braving … Continue reading

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