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Welcome to White Stick Bloke. A site about the experiences and adventures of Glen, who has low vision and uses a white cane. The blog contains regular posts about experiences relating to being vision impaired. Feel free to post comments and connect on social media. Hope you enjoy the blog.

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Daily Insults

On a tram recently, (it was peak hour) I stepped inside the door and I hear a voice ‘move out of the doorway ya geez a!’, I just ignored him. The tram was crowded, there was not really anywhere to go, but his anger continued ‘GET OUT OF THE WAY!’. I stepped back and bumped …

Grace, Dignity and Efficiency – The Three Goals for Mobility

An Orientation and Mobility instructor – a person who provides assistance to people who are blind or vision impaired to travel independently, once said to me that a person with a vision impairment has the right to travel with grace, dignity and efficiency. My daily commute to work starts out like this but is usually …