High Contrast Pens: Pilot VS Pentel

I am a stationary nerd. I have always liked getting new stationary and art supplies, whether it was a brand new pack of unsharpend colour pencils in elementary school, or my annual ritualistic acquisition of a new agenda. I still use fountain pens, but having lost a lot of my sight, tend to take notes…

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Winter Biking: Gear and Challenges

It’s been a long time since my last post. So why not post on what’s been taking up most of my time. Winter biking! What happens when you are blind, snow comes, and the temperatures drop below 0 degrees on the regular? Put away the bike for the year? Hell no. But this is my…

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Simplify Your Clothes Part 4: Shopping List

Simplifying the clothes you have and buy allows you to reach into your closet, grab any items, and know they will match without thought or effort. Very handy for people who are blind, busy, or just want to simplify their life a little more. This basically means having all your leather goods in black, your…

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Simplify Your Clothes Part 3: Formal Work Clothes

A large portion of your work clothes will already be decided if you have gone through Part 1 and Part 2 of this series. Your watch-strap, belt, bag and dress shoes or loafers, are all black because you only have black leather items now. Your t-shirts are all medium-grey v-necks, preferably in merino wool because…

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Simplify Your Clothes Part 2: Adding Colour

So after part 1, your clothes should be nice and simple. All your leather goods are black, and all your clothes are black, grey, white or navy. If you are happy with those colours, you can skip this blog entry. However, i’m assuming that most people, blind and visually impaired included, want a little extra…

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Simplify Your Clothes Part 1: The Foundation

This is the first of a 5-part series on living more easily by simplifying your closet and your clothes. Part 1 provides a few basic principles to help simplify your wardrobe. Part 2 will focus on the inclusion of colour. Part 3 will focus on professional or work clothes, part 4 puts all this information…

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Using Film for Simpler Photography

This post was inspired by two questions. You are blind, why do you take photos? And why do you use a film camera? Well, I take photos because I enjoy it. It’s a lot harder now, but I still see stuff, just not nearly as well as I used to. Explaining why I often use…

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Riding Blind MTB Jersey Is Done!

The process of designing and having custom mountain bike jerseys made with Champion System

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The Way Bobby Sees It

The Way Bobby Sees It, a move about a blind mountain biker.

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