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Here you can find blog posts and useful links from our LOOK bloggers and guest bloggers on a wide range of topics. To meet our bloggers, click here.

Stress Stress Stress!

Harriet is one of our fabulous LOOK members. Through our mentoring project she has been matched with a mentor who is supporting her to achieve her goals. She is currently preparing for her GCSE’s and deals with the added pressure of having both a visual and hearing impairment. in this video she talks about the […]

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Blog of the Month: Stress

Don’t Miss Our Blog of the Month…. Each month, on our blog, we will have posts relating to a specific theme. This month’s theme is stress. For many of you it’s a very stressful time, whether you’re preparing for exams and spending most of your time revising or writing dissertations or assignments. There’s no doubt […]

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Am I Inspirational?

In her first blog post for LOOK, our Project Worker, Holly Tuke, discusses whether she sees herself as being inspirational. Holly is blind due to a condition called Retinopathy of Prematurity (ROP), and knows first hand what life is like as a young person with sight loss. I’ve often been called an “inspiration”, and when […]

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Thrilled to be Working for LOOK

I am Megan Barker, the new mentoring project co-ordinator at Look. I have spent most of my time working in theatre and community arts, as a freelance writer, and as director of my own theatre company. I have also worked as a creative writing teacher at various colleges, including here at RNC in Hereford. I […]

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A Lack of Vision Does Not Mean Lack of Will or Ambition

My name is Charlotte Carson and I am the director of LOOK-UK – I hope you enjoy reading the first of many blogs. I’m honoured to be the Director of LOOK as I have a very strong personal connection with the charity. LOOK was founded in 1991 by my incredible parents, Jennifer and Gareth Bowen, […]

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The LOOK Interview With Shaun Stocker

Welcome to the LOOK Interview. We’re delighted this week to welcome our guest Shaun Stocker. Shaun is 23 years old and is registered blind and is a double amputee. At the age of 19, Shaun was a soldier in Afghanistan when he stepped on a IED (improvised explosive device). He lost both of his legs […]

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