Monthly Archives: January 2011

A TOOL FOR IMPROVING WEB ACCESSIBILITY

In november 2010 a group of volunteers launched fixtheweb.net. The aim of the organisation is to act as a means for disabled people to report difficulties they have experienced with particular websites. These reports are taken forward, by volunteers who … Continue reading

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WEB ACCESSIBILITY AND BLIND COMPUTER USERS

While browsing the web I came across the below post which provides an excellent overview of some of the problems, experienced by blind computer users when using the internet. One of the annoyances which I face is the use of … Continue reading

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A WALK IN THE PARK

This afternoon I went for a walk in Westow Park. It was one of those special experiences. I could hear my feet crunching through the fallen leaves then, I just stood still for a while hearing the song of the … Continue reading

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A GREAT WEBSITE FOR LOVERS OF LITERATURE

A site to which I often return is Bartleby.com. Its an amazing repository of goodies for lovers of literature. In fact I often use it to find my favourite or, indeed new poets. You can find many complete anthologies without … Continue reading

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ACCESSIBLE KINDLE FOR PC NOW AVAILIBLE FOR DOWNLOAD

Well further to my rant on the Accessible Kindle for PC not being availible here in the UK, what did I find on opening my e-mail this morning? That there is now a working link from which it can in … Continue reading

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A very pleasant evening yesterday. I met a friend and spent a convivial few hours in the Railway Bell, a pub situated about 5 minutes walk from Gipsy Hill station and 10-15 minutes from Crystal Palace station. The Bell is … Continue reading

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CORRESPONDENCE WITH THE PUBLISHERS ASSOCIATION ON THE ACCESSIBILITY OF EBOOKS

Oh no! I hear you say, Kevin is on his hobby horse! Well I’ll keep riding my trusty old hobby horse until all books are availible in accessible formats which can be read by visually impaired people (not just by … Continue reading

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