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July 2008

Transport, travel, and all things getting about. As you know this story is all about travel. It is, however, about more than just travel. The story is about choices, disability, culture, women and independence. It is about moving freely in the world as a blind person. Now, obviously there are things I am unable to […]

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June 2008

Welcome to all the staff at Autocom Specialist Communications. If you have been following our planning and preparation for the journey you will know one of our main concerns involved having an on-bike communication system for Cathy and myself which functioned in the way we needed it to. If virtually all of your information comes […]

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May 2008

Latest News May 2008 It is a funny thing sound. As I sit here typing this entry it is all around me as it is with you. If you pause for a moment, close you eyes and listen for a couple of minutes. What do you hear? When you open your eyes scroll down.   […]

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April 2008

Latest News April 2008 I can hear Bernard exclaiming “Ouch” from the computer room followed by sharp intakes of breath. “HOW MUCH!” follows shortly. Then I hear the “I’ll give you a call back when I win the Lottery” line he has been known to use. His other favourite is “I don’t want to buy […]

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March 2008

Latest News March 2008 Well hello to everybody out there in cyberland. Our thanks for all the emails received as people have become aware of this site. We are ploughing through them as best we can and we will respond to everybody who has contacted us. Promise! Even Biscuit is learning a touch typing course […]

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January and February 2008

Latest News Jan and Feb 2008 Well hello to everybody! Thanks to all of you who have emailed us from around the world offering accommodation and assistance should we pass through your neck of the woods. It is nice to know that in the far flung edges of the world people are interested in what […]

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December 2007

Latest News December 2007 Christmas 2007. I’ll just say that again. Christmas 2007. Frightening really how time has shot past from the early days when we first started talking about the possibility of completing this journey to highlight sight loss. We have continued trying to attract a high profile supporter for the journey in order […]

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November 2007

Latest News November 2007 The continuing saga of Cathy’s glaucoma has dominated most of our time again this month. Cathy has been increasingly frustrated over the last weeks with the lack of progress on the National Health Service front. She has increasingly felt that the doctors have been adopting a ‘wait and see’ approach after […]

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October 2007

Latest News October 2007 We have been offline for most of October for several reasons and so we are behind in the news! Partly we have not been online as we have had no broadband connection for several weeks as we transferred the connection from Bernard’s house to Catherine’s (talk about complicated and drawn out! […]

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September 2007

Latest News September 2007 Well, we wondered, where has all the time gone recently! Suddenly here we are in September of 2007 with time fast disappearing after our summer journey and June 1st 2008 beckoning in the near distance. The highs and lows of attracting support seem to swing the two of us from mountain […]

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