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So much to think about by Jen D. Posted in: Blog Posts in Eye Health The building is going well on my new house, and the builders are working on the roof at the moment. It all seems to be happening so fast since they began on the first of Feb ... Read on »
You and Your Dog! by Jen D. Posted in: Blog Posts in Eye Health In October last year I wrote this post (which happens to be the most commented post on this blog!) where I talked about wanting to study in the area of dog training, as ... Read on »
Residential in Garton by Jen D. Posted in: Blog Posts in Eye Health On Friday morning I went to Garton adventure centre with blind and visually impaired people from the RNIB and NCBI, (organisations that work to help people with sight lo ... Read on »
What's the best thing about being blind? by Jen D. Posted in: Blog Posts in Eye Health Last week I mentioned the lovely kids I'd met at a small school I visited as part of the disability awareness programme for work. I often find that children are quite shy at ... Read on »
Today is a good day :) by Jen D. Posted in: Blog Posts in Eye Health Not because its my birthday, and as far too many people keep reminding me, I turn quarter of a century. Today is a good day because O.J and I walked to our new house today ... Read on »
The wheels on the bus... by Jen D. Posted in: Blog Posts in Eye Health O.J and I have been on a bus every day for the last week. He's in great form and really enjoying the variety of work and change of scenery each day. Last thursday morning ... Read on »
Waw, a blog award nomination? by Jen D. Posted in: Blog Posts in Eye Health The 2011 Irish blog awards take place on 19 March in the Europa Hotel in Belfast. They are hosted by Rick O Shea who is just one of the coolest people on Irish radio. I ... Read on »
Quote of the week! by Jen D. Posted in: Blog Posts in Eye Health We had a very busy but enjoyable ten days with my brother, and I miss him a lot even though he's only been gone for one day. The funniest thing all week was something he sa ... Read on »
Celebrations! by Jen D. Posted in: Blog Posts in Eye Health I have told lots of lies recently. In fact, I have never lied so much in my entire life. It was all for a good reason, and I'm sure I will be forgiven. My mum will turn 6 ... Read on »
'For The Birds' by Jen D. Posted in: Blog Posts in Eye Health On 30 March 2001, The Frames released their fourth studio album 'For the Birds. Having been previously dropped by two record lables, and having little trust in the music ... Read on »
What if your not a doggy person? by Jen D. Posted in: Blog Posts in Eye Health What if, you are visually impaired or blind and want to be more independent. What if, you use the cane but aren't comfortable or confident or don't feel safe walking with it ... Read on »
Guide Dog Training, From Cork to New Jersey! by Jen D. Posted in: Blog Posts in Eye Health This week, two guide dog owners began training with their second dogs. Although they will share similar experiences as they bond with their new pups, the main difference is ... Read on »
Love Train by Jen D. Posted in: Blog Posts in Eye Health I knew there was a band called the O'Jays and of course I know this song well, but never actually connected both of them until I heard it on the radio in work this morning. ... Read on »
My review of 2010 by Jen D. Posted in: Blog Posts in Eye Health Now that We’ve survived Christmas, which involved excited nephews with lots of toys, lots of lovely food, a few nights out with my best friends, and some nice presents such ... Read on »
Twas the Night Before Christmas by Jen D. Posted in: Blog Posts in Eye Health Twas the Night Before Christmas Twas the night before Christmas and the kennels were still, with most dogs now asleep having eaten their fill. The Labradors sprawled ... Read on »
Dougal m"eats" Santa by Jen D. Posted in: Blog Posts in Eye Health Living with my two dogs is like living with the angel and the devil. Dougal has ate some crazy things in his almost four years of existance, but last week's episode was his ... Read on »
emails by Jen D. Posted in: Blog Posts in Eye Health My inbox had some nice things in it this morning 1. an email from guide dogs in Cork saying their pups for sponsorring have been put online. Over the summer I mentioned tha ... Read on »
"I Can See Clearly Now" by Jen D. Posted in: Blog Posts in Eye Health Sabrina McKiernan from Tralee recently released her debut CD to raise money for Irish guide dogs. She qualified with her first guide dog Ned when she was eighteen years old, ... Read on »
Surviving the cold snap by Jen D. Posted in: Blog Posts in Eye Health We've had snow here since Friday night, and it is really beautiful outside. My mum and I took the dogs for a walk in it today. O.J was let off his lead because there was no ... Read on »
Back to Barnton by Jen D. Posted in: Blog Posts in Eye Health Last Thursday I travelled to Cheshire with O.J and my cousin Paul to visit my cousin and her fiancae. It was O.J's third flight, and he must be the only living thing that ha ... Read on »