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How To Help Make The Blind Bloggers Amazing Travel Dream Come True

child playing in the water surrounding the steel balls in the Sheffield Peace Gardens

Given that you have found my website, I am guessing that you like to travel. Maybe you love breathtaking mountain vistas, architectural delights, mouthwatering cuisines or simply soaking up city vibes. Think about everything we take for granted when we travel as a sighted person, and how scary it might be to travel if we actually could not see. Yes, imagine …

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Last Chance To Party At The Black Tie Charity Ball

CHarity ball

We are raising funds for the Bluebell Wood Children’s Hospice and are planning a fabulous Black Tie and Tiaras Charity Ball. The Black Tie & Tiaras Charity Ball The event will take place at the Holiday Inn, Royal Victoria in Sheffield on the 3rd February 2018 in the stunning ballroom. You can shake your stuff on the dance floor, gamble at the fun casino …

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Let the Kilimanjaro Preparation Begin: A Scramble up Snowdon

Walks on Snowdon

Preparing for Kilimanjaro A friend of mine, Angela, heads to Kilimanjaro in September. As part of her preparation, she invited me to go on a training walk to Snowdon. Now Jason and I have taken the plunge, and booked our own Kili challenge, I didn’t take much persuading. On the Edge This was to be no normal walk up Snowdon …

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Flying High On My First Helicopter Lesson at Doncaster Sheffield Airport

Flying in a helicopter

A helicopter lesson for my birthday ‘I think I’d like to take a helicopter flying lesson‘ one careless, throwaway comment to my husband and here I am months later staring at a voucher for a flying lesson. ‘Oh shit‘, is my first response. Didn’t he realise that was just a dumbass comment that I never actually expected to become reality? …

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Our Exhilerating Ride On The Longest Zipwire In Europe

Longest zipwire in Europe

Following the M56 from England into Wales, we descend into a land of rolling hills, ancient castles, quaint villages and rugged landscapes shrouded in mist. Hidden in the heart of Snowdonia, in a valley resembling Middle Earth, surrounded by pine forests and glistening lakes, you will find Zipworld and the longest zipwire in Europe. Descending from a plateau, with far-reaching …

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