An Email To the ESafety Office

Just a note. The following text contains subjects and references that may trigger or offend readers. Please take caution when reading and seek help if you feel you have been affected by what you have read. This has been happening this week which is why I have not been active on the blog or twitter. … Continue reading An Email To the ESafety Office

Breakfast Casserole

I've been in the kitchen creating again. Something that's not exactly easy on the hips but we all need a little carb and calorie filled treat occasionally. I couldn’t find any eggless breakfast casseroles that I liked the sound of so I made my own, and it tastes fantastic! Next time we make this we … Continue reading Breakfast Casserole

Positivity Can Overcome Sadness (PCOS)

If you follow me on Facebook, Instagram or Twitter, you may have noticed that I have not been posting much this week. There is a reason for that. This week I received some news about my health. After having some blood tests and an ultrasound done, I was told by my doctor yesterday that I … Continue reading Positivity Can Overcome Sadness (PCOS)

Lemon Chicken

As many people may know, I love slow cooking! I wrote a Post for The BSG Blog. This post is a first for the blog, as I'm here with a recipe which is sitting in my slow cooker as i write this. This may be a great one to store away as a winter warmer … Continue reading Lemon Chicken

20 Signs You Might Be A Bookaholic

Do you believe you might be a bookaholic? Not sure how to find out? Never fear! Here are 20 signs you might be a bookaholic. You might be a bookaholic if: 1) You want the book to finish but you don't want the book to finish. 2) Your to read pile is almost as tall … Continue reading 20 Signs You Might Be A Bookaholic

The Lady’s Lullaby

About the Story This little short story is probably a rather strange interpretation of the song that inspired it. While listening to a radio show of a friend of mine, I heard a beautifully written song by Zoë Wren. The song is one of the tracks on her album which can be purchased on Bandcamp. … Continue reading The Lady’s Lullaby

The Great Facebook Break of 2019

Lately I've noticed that I rely on Facebook for entertainment when I find myself board. After a conversation I had with my friend tonight, I’ve decided to run a little experiment. Over the next week, I will not be using Facebook in any form except for posts to my Facebook page for this blog. I’ve … Continue reading The Great Facebook Break of 2019

Me Too

There is one day that I will remember for the rest of my life. Because of that day, enclosed spaces scare me. Garages do too. I won’t wear little sleep shorts to bed and I hate anything with strawberry. There are so many things that I could say about that day. I could tell you … Continue reading Me Too

6 Common Myths About Blind People Debunked.

Like how Crocodile Dundee and Steve Irwin are meant to represent every single Australian, mainstream television and film have their own stereotypes for blind people. These stereotypes have, naturally, perpetuated many myths about blind people and blindness which are far from true. In this post, I’ll be doing my best to debunk some of these … Continue reading 6 Common Myths About Blind People Debunked.

These are a few of my favourite Apps.

Mobile phones have changed in the last fifteen years, morphing from giant bricks too big for any pocket into small thin devices that can be compared to pocket computers. Buttons were replaced with touch screens, bluetooth became a thing and headphone ports were removed completely or swapped out for newer, better options. Along with the … Continue reading These are a few of my favourite Apps.

Guest Post: Ain’t it Time for Change?

guest postThis is a guest post from my dear friend Gabbi Corbett, who has written for the blog previously. She is here with a bit of a philosophical post which falls into the category of disability advocacy. Happy reading, Jaidie. Ain't It Time For Change?I bet a lot of you haven't heard of Michel Foucault. … Continue reading Guest Post: Ain’t it Time for Change?

It starts with Discussion

Today, I went to a doctor’s surgery I’ve not been to before as I’ve recently moved. During my appointment with the doctor, several comments were made which left me feeling rather uncomfortable. I left the appointment feeling rather disappointed and must say that I will not be returning. 1. The white cane that I carry … Continue reading It starts with Discussion

Book Review: Anxiety Girl By Lacey London

Another book review. Here I am, breaking my post silence. I've not posted in a while and thought I'd return with a book review. The book I'm posting about is Anxiety Girl By Lacey London which can be purchased on Amazon Description. From the best-selling author of the CLARA ANDREWS series. Sadie Valentine was just … Continue reading Book Review: Anxiety Girl By Lacey London

The Big White House. Flash Fiction by The Lone Wolf

Our First Guest Of The year, The Lone Wolf.happy New Year all! This first post of the year is a guest post, written by my beautiful friend The Lone Wolf. I hope you all enjoy reading her work. The Big White House.Every day, I walk to school, even when I probably shouldn't because of how … Continue reading The Big White House. Flash Fiction by The Lone Wolf

Guest Post: An Interview With Amanda Gene.

This Week's Post. Recently I put a call out for guest bloggers and blogging opportunities. Through this, I began chatting with Amanda who we will all get to meet in this interview post. Please do check out Amanda's website if you would like to learn more about her or what she does. Meet The Guest. … Continue reading Guest Post: An Interview With Amanda Gene.

Inner Beauty Is The True Beauty

Salma Hayek once said. People often say that "beauty is in the eye of the beholder", and I say that the most liberating thing about beauty is realizing that you are the beholder. This empowers us to find beauty in places where others have not dared to look, including inside ourselves.

#WhatMakesMe

About The Tag Holly Of Life Of A Blind Girl completed the #WhatMakesMe tag after she was challenged to complete it by another blogger with a disability. While I am blind, it is not the only thing that makes me who I am. Blindness is just one small part of the person known as Jade … Continue reading #WhatMakesMe

A New Beginning.

I am sure many of you are wondering where I've been. Blog posts have been few and far between lately and I'm here to provide an answer to my disappearance. <h3>Where Has She Been? You ask.</h3> I've been rather busy, hunting for and applying for my very own apartment. Yes, that time has come. I … Continue reading A New Beginning.

100 Questions With 100 Answers.

I'm going to be honest and admit a lack of inspiration is the reason for this post. I did a couple google searches and found this post by The Stented Papa. I'm going to answer all of these questions you see here below, and tag a few people who i hope will participate in the … Continue reading 100 Questions With 100 Answers.

It’s all about the books. IE

Happy Monday everyone. It has been a while since my last post. I'm here tonight to change that however. I'm here with a few updates and notices of sorts. The Blind Creators Project. If you follow my writing account on twitter or even my personal one, you will have seen me tweeting about this on … Continue reading It’s all about the books. IE

Jaidie’s Bookshelf: Latest Reads

Recently I've become an avid audible and kindle unlimited user. I've read some fantastic titles, including the one I reviewed recently by Tl Clark. As I'll be away next week, I'll be reviewing these books when i return. For now, here's what I've been reading and where you can purchase them. Don't Rush Me by … Continue reading Jaidie’s Bookshelf: Latest Reads

Flash Fiction Competition 3rd Place: Please Help.

Please Help. I need help. We need help. Everything turned bad really quick. This is Expedition Z13. I’m the student A35 that was sent with the crew. I’m not sure what… OK let me slow down. Everything is a bit hazy. We arrived a couple of units ago. Actually entering the orbit of the planet … Continue reading Flash Fiction Competition 3rd Place: Please Help.

Picture this.

Like works of art in a gallery, the internet provides us with many forms of visual content. When presented with images with an element of cuteness, people are able to laugh and coo with ease. Whenever i browse the internet, i am forced to avoid such content as i can not see it. As i … Continue reading Picture this.

Flash Fiction Competition 2nd Place: Footprints Through Time

I am proud to bring you our second place winner from the flash fiction competition. This is Footprints Through Time by Gabrielle Corbett. Footprints Through Time. The boots were always with her. No matter where she woke, no matter when she woke, the boots were always with her. It was as if the gods realized … Continue reading Flash Fiction Competition 2nd Place: Footprints Through Time

Flash Fiction Competition 1st place: Three Robots

I am proud to bring you our first place winner from the flash fiction competition. This is Three Robots by Josh Taylor. Three Robots Walk into a BarThey ordered sarsaparillas. Robots always order sarsaparilla. I glanced in their direction as I pulled out the bottles to give to their waitress, Judy. They sat at a … Continue reading Flash Fiction Competition 1st place: Three Robots

New Beginnings

She huddled in the corner of her seat and clutched the tattered photograph to her chest. Not wanting to let go of the last memory she had of them, she ignored the tears that flowed down her cheeks. She didn't care that her makeup was ruined. All she focused on was the photo. Not even … Continue reading New Beginnings

The Time Lord

Everything stopped, people were stood like statues all around me, people in cars, men on bicycles, babies in prams all lifeless, frozen in time. This was always the shocking part of my little talent, seeing everyone and everything frozen in time. One woman was stopped in the middle of lifting her coffee for a sip, … Continue reading The Time Lord

30 Days Of Flash Fiction Challenge.

Back in may, I was challenged by my partner to write one flash fiction piece a day for the month of June. I was bad and missed the first five days, but here we are on the sixth. I'll be posting one flash fiction piece for each day in June. You can find all of … Continue reading 30 Days Of Flash Fiction Challenge.

Announcement: Flash Fiction Competition Winners

The time has finally come to announce the winners of the Flash Fiction Competition We had a number of outstanding entries which made picking just three winners difficult. After many hours spent in deliberation, three amazing entries were finally chosen. It brings me great pleasure to announce our winners. 1st Place: Three Robots by Josh … Continue reading Announcement: Flash Fiction Competition Winners

Nightshade

As I leaned back in my chair i emptied my goblet of its contents and placed it on the small table beside me. With a long exhalation of breath that was more for show than anything i gazed about the bar, my gaze landing on a beauty with hair as black as night and unusual … Continue reading Nightshade

Book Review: Love Bites (Darkness & Light Duology Book 1)

The Book.It's been a while since I posted a book review, yet here one is. Today I'm reviewing Love Bites (Darkness & Light Duology Book 1) by TL Clark. You can purchase a copy from amazon. Description:Shakira didn’t fit in. The reason why is tragic… …but the solution is unbelievable. Moving to Wales was a … Continue reading Book Review: Love Bites (Darkness & Light Duology Book 1)

Flash Fiction: Her Lost Love.

The last post on his Facebook is the cute photo of us reclining on the beach as the sun sets with our hands linked and a flower tucked behind my ear. My hair danced in the sea breeze as I laughed, while he leant in for a kiss. I can still remember what his lips felt like as they pressed into mine. If I try hard enough, I can still feel the warmth of his hands as he pulled me close and brushed my hair away from my face.

Caneless in wonderland: My Day Without A cane.

It's a beautiful brisbane morning. The sun is out, the birds are making their presence known through bird song and not a cloud can be seen in the beautiful blue sky. While sitting down to enjoy my morning coffee I received a call from a friend who was accepting an invite to lunch i had … Continue reading Caneless in wonderland: My Day Without A cane.