the surprised pessimist

"I'm not interested in blind optimism, but I'm very interested in optimism that is hard-won, that takes on darkness and then says, 'This is not enough.'" Colum McCann


May 2016

A Quick Look at Recipes

Moving at a glacial pace (a bit like our internet) I am gradually working towards producing an on-going series of short videos about Switch Control and other assistive technologies. My plan is to have a series of 3-4 minute videos under the title “A Quick Look” and an accompanying series of longer (5-10 minute) instructional videos on the same topics, entitled “A Closer Look.”

Here is my first video – A Quick Look at Recipes. Feedback most welcome. I hope the content is helpful?

Molly’s Watch

This is quite l0ng, but a fantastic post from Molly Watt, who lives with Usher Syndrome, about her experiences with her Apple Watch.

She writes…

“I fully intended to return my applewatch within 14 days, however, it transported me on a journey into a new world of accessibility, confidence and independence.

I…have been so impressed by what it has done for me that I set up a fundraising campaign to help fund applewatch for others living with Usher Syndrome.”

Well worth a read…


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