This page contains blogs, Youtube channels and other people that I follow and recommend – most of them disability-related, but I’ve also included some of my favourite non-disability blogs as well. Please also check out my other links pages about disability information, assistive technology and London.
Top 10 Disability Bloggers
- Fashioneyesta (also on Youtube, Twitter, Facebook, Instagram & Audioboom)
Emily Davison was a big inspiration for me to start blogging, and I’ve also met her, as we became friends when I captioned her videos. She posts about sight loss, disability, beauty, fashion and books, co-produces the Fashionability podcast, supports charity campaigns, and has been on TV and radio (including Channel 4 & RNIB Connect).
- Fern Lulham – Public Speaker & Radio Personality (also on Twitter, Facebook, Tumblr  & Tumblr )
Fern has aniridia and nystagmus like me, and is a fantastic public speaker, spreading wonderful messages of positivity and hope. And I had the privilege of meeting her at the Aniridia Network’s 2018 Conference. She lives in the UK, but also appears on the Kelly & Company radio show in Canada. And she founded The Smile Finders (also on Youtube & Twitter) to further spread her uplifting messages for all to benefit from.
- East London Vision (also on their own site, Twitter & Facebook)
South East London Vision (also on their own site, Twitter & Facebook)
I’ve enjoyed many acitivities with these social groups for the visually impaired. These and related groups in London are overseen by the Thomas Pocklington Trust.
- Aniridia Network (also on Youtube, Twitter & Facebook)
Nystagmus Network (also on Youtube, Twitter & Facebook)
These are my two conditions, so I’m linking them both together here. Both charities provide key support and information for people with these conditions. I’m also doing a bit of voluntary technical work for Aniridia Network UK, in relation to social media and video editing, including for Aniridia Day.
- Life Of A Blind Girl (also on Facebook & Twitter)
Holly writes many great posts about living with a visual impairment and how she uses assistive technology, as well as general advocacy and education on disability, and other topics including beauty and lifestyle.
- My Blurred World (also on Twitter, Facebook & Instagram)
A really well-written blog by Elin, with lots of interesting posts about living with visual impairment, along with beauty and fashion.
- Molly Burke (also on her personal site & Twitter)
Molly is a visually impaired activist, TV presenter and motivational speaker, with lots of great posts and videos about living with a visual impairment.
- James Rath (also on his personal site, Twitter, Instagram & Facebook)
An accomplished activist, filmmaker and public speaker, James posts a lot of very well produced and informative videos about his sight loss experiences, accessible technology and much more.
- How Casey Sees It (also on Twitter)
Casey makes lots of great videos about living with her visual impairment, along with general advice and opinions on various disability topics.
- Charlotte Eades (also on Twitter)
Charlotte was a very strong, beautiful and inspirational young lady, who posted lots of great videos on Youtube documenting her life with cancer. Her family have generously kept those videos online since her untimely death, and have expanded the channel further with videos discussing Charlotte’s life in more detail, as well as setting up the Charlotte’s BAG charity in her memory.
Top 5 Non-Disability Blogs
- All The Stations (also on Youtube, Facebook, Twitter, Instagram & Periscope)
In May 2017, Geoff Marshall and Vicki Pipe from Londonist travelled to all 2,563 Uk railway stations, sharing videos and photos from their journey. I backed them on Kickstarter and got to sponsor a station and appear in a video in return!
- Tom Scott (also on his personal site, Twitter, Facebook & Instagram)
Tom is a master at making factual videos about things you might not know, computers, science, amazing places and much more, all of which are very entertaining and look amazing. He also produces the very funny and interesting Citation Needed series, and has many fascinating and amusing chats on park benches with his friend Matt Grey.
- Amy MacLean (also on her website, Facebook & Twitter)
Amy is a wonderful vlogger who reviews films and books, writes novels, and loves Harry Potter and Doctor Who.
- IanVisits (also on Facebook & Twitter)
Ian posts about some of the more unusual things going on in London, and you can subscribe to his email newsletter to be alerted to upcoming events you might want to check out. He also blogs about news relating to London’s transport systems.
- Thinking Bob (also on Twitter, Facebook & Youtube)
A non-disabled social group that I’m a member of, who put on a huge variety of fun events, including games and quiz nights, museum and gallery visits, walking tours, theatre visits, food and drink socials, and lots of other stuff.
Other Disability Blogs
- Ability Store Blog – This blog is from a store that sells aids and gadgets to help disabled people live and enjoy their time independently. But they also post general advice for disabled people, including guest posts from disabled bloggers like myself.
- Accessibility Insights
Reviews and recommendations on technology and devices to assist the visually impaired.
- Amanda Gene (also on Twitter and Instagram)
Amanda has a degree in print journalism, and writes about disability awareness, her personal life and anything else that interest her.
- Annie Segarra / Annie Elainey (also on Facebook, Twitter & Tumblr)
Annie makes great videos on issues relating to disability, chronic illness, body image, gender, LGBT+, race, and mental health, as well as posting her own creative arts work.
- Blind Moving On (also on Twitter)
Ashley writes a great blog about living with blindness and other aspects of her daily life.
- Blind Not Bored (also on Twitter)
Youtube channel by two visually impaired ladies, Mared and Megan. There are only a few videos here, but they’re worth watching.
- The Blind Life (also on Twitter)
Sam makes lots of great videos about assistive technology and other tips that can help make day-to-day life easier if you can’t see.
- Bold Blind Beauty (also on Facebook & Twitter)
Stephanie’s blog about blindness, beauty and more.
- Caasi 619 (also on Youtube & Twitter)
Caasi posts blogs and videos covering all sorts of topics relating to disability and various other topics.
- Catch These Words (also on Youtube & Twitter)
Holly posts blogs and videos about living with her visual impairment, disability awareness issues, book reviews, and her general day-to-day life.
- Chatty Chelby (also on Twitter)
Chelby is a blind vlogger, and she updates her channel on a regular basis.
- Colly Of The Wobbles (also on Twitter, Instagram & Tumblr)
Shelly, who has a heart condition and EDS, posts a variety of videos on her channel, about books, disability, body image, poetry, LGBTQ+, and other things she enjoys.
- Confidence First (also on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram & Youtube)
A blog sharing people’s stories and experiences with mental health and addiction.
- Created by Samantha Bonouvrie (also on her website, Facebook & Instagram)
Professional photography, videos and design by Sam, who has nystagmus.
- Double Vision (also on Twitter)
Blog run by twin sisters Joy & Jenelle, writing about their experiences with sight loss and motherhood.
- Fashion Belle (also on Instagram & Twitter)
Sophie is a disabled blogger and photographer who shares her passion for fashion.
- From Sarah Lex (also on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram & Pinterest)
Sarah’s blog about disability, beauty and lifestyle.
- Gin & Lemonade (also on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram & Pinterest)
Blog by Lorna, who has cerebral palsy, about her thoughts and experiences.
- Girl Gone Blind (also on Twitter)
Maria’s blog about living with blindness and being a mother.
- Gleamed (also on Twitter)
Blog by visually impaired artist Kimberly, writing about her disability and illustrations.
- How I See Things I Love (also on her blog & Twitter)
Videos by Brandi, a Texas mother, on the topics of her visual impairment, family life and their animals.
- Inside The Hairy Classroom
Blog by Laura, who is blind and studying to become a teacher.
- Inside The Oyster (also on Twitter, Facebook & Instagram)
They say the world is your oyster, but what does that really mean? This blogger aims to find out as she shares her experiences, stories, opinions and inspirations.
- The Invisible Vision Project (also on Facebook & Twitter)
This lady writes about her personal journey, experiences, thoughts and feelings living with blindness.
- Jake Sawyers (also on Facebook, Twitter & Instagram)
Jake is a severely sight impaired actor, photographer and comedian.
- Jay On Life (also on Youtube, Facebook, Twitter, Instagram & Pinterest)
Jay is a disabled blogger who promotes accessible places to visit in London and posts about the many other places she travels to all over the world.
- Jessylrk (also on Facebook & Twitter)
Jessica has nystagmus and posts daily vlogs about her disability, her love of Bratz Dolls and Pokemon, and her general daily life.
- Jordan Sheehy (also on Twitter)
Jordan posts videos about her daily life, disability, book reading, Christianity and veganism.
- Just Call Me Elm Or Something (also on Twitter)
Elm’s blog about living with blindness, and the things she enjoys and gets up to.
- Landie (also on Twitter)
Wheelchair user Landie posts vlogs and funny videos on his channel.
- Life As A Cerebral Palsy Student (also on Facebook & Twitter)
Blog by student and public speaker Chloe, who has Cerebral Palsy and is also visually impaired, raising awareness and sharing her experiences.
- Life Of Pippa (also on Facebook, Twitter & Instagram)
Pippa’s blog about living with a chronic illness, her love of books and theatre, and more.
- Life On The Slow Lane (also on Facebook & Twitter)
Blog by Carrie, who has Ullrich Congenital Muscular Dystrophy, writing about her own experiences and interviewing other disabled people.
- Life Unscripted (also on Twitter)
Blind Beader writes about living with visual impairment and her love of reading.
- A Little More Understanding
Alice writes about living with dyspraxia and nystagmus, as well as other issues relating to disability, mental health, politics, education and more.
- Living, Laughing & Loving With Wobbly Eyes (also on Twitter)
Sophie’s blog about nystagmus and other general things that interest her.
- Lizzie Capener (also on Twitter, Facebook & Instagram)
Blind soprano and cricketer, and the first blind female TV judge on the BBC’s All Together Now.
- Luke Sam Sowden (also on Youtube, Facebook & Twitter)
Luke posts blogs and videos on a wonderful variety of things, including disability, beauty, fashion, food, books, films and more. He’s also given me a mention in one of his Spotlight posts, which was a wonderful surprise!
- Molly Watt (also on Youtube, Facebook& Twitter)
Molly is deafblind due to Usher’s Syndrome, and is a public speaker advocating the provision and use of assistive technology for people with sensory impairments.
- My Take On Disability (also on Twitter)
Blog by Divya, who is visually impaired, raising awareness for people with disabilities and promoting inclusion.
- Nataemily (also on Youtube, Twitter & Instagram)
Natalie creates blog posts and videos about living with nystagmus and her love of art and fashion.
- Navigating Chloe’s World
Blog written by the mother of Chloe, a deafblind child.
- The Nerdy Lion (also on Facebook, Twitter & Instagram)
Leo’s advice on dealing with anxiety and depression, and tips on blogging.
- Nystagmus Mum (also on Twitter)
Blog written by Sue, the mother of a child with nystagmus. She also works for the Nystagmus Network in the UK.
- The One Arm Wonder
Blog by a lady with only one arm, showing that she’s still able to do what she loves.
- Rikki Poynter (also on her website, Twitter, Facebook, Instagram & Tumblr)
Rikki is a deaf vlogger who posts videos about deaf awareness, accessibility, mental health issues and much more.
- Rock For Disability (also on Facebook & Twitter)
A blog by Emma, a disabled person who loves going to gigs and concerts, and also enjoys films, sports, arts and other entertainment.
- Rockin’ Random Mum (also on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram & Youtube)
Michelle’s blog about parenting, autism, ADHD, PTSD, health and her love of music.
- Sandy’s View (also on Facebook & Twitter)
A blog created by The Chicago Lighthouse, to answer commonly asked questions about living with visual impairment.
- Scope’s Blog (also on their main site, Youtube & Twitter)
UK charity that campaigns to raise greater awareness and understanding of disability issues, to try and ensure that all disabled people have equal opportunities.
- The Secret Blind (also on Facebook)
This blogger shares their experiences of living with sight loss, showing that it is still possible to lead a positive life, because “there is a beauty in difference”.
- See My Way (also on Facebook, and on Twitter here & here)
Blog written by Elin Williams, a young visually impaired person, demonstrating how she lives day to day with her condition.
- The Shifty Eyes Blog
A blog by nystagmus sufferer Jo, featuring various posts about living with the condition, as well as other topics.
- Sightly Imperfect Stagey (also on Twitter & Instagram)
Leah’s blog about accessible theatre experiences for visually impaired and disabled people.
- Steph Weller (also on Youtube, Twitter, Facebook, Instagram & Snapchat)
Steph has Spondylolisthesis and is a model, actress, singer, business owner, blogger and inspirational speaker.
- Stories From The Edge Of Blindness (also on Twitter)
Susan’s experiences living with retinitis pigmentosa, along with her poetry and creative writing.
- Tales Of Northwick (also on Twitter)
A blog written through the wobbly eyes of Northwick Bear who, like his owner Frank, has nystagmus. It has lots of stories about how the condition affects them.
- Tech Expo
Blog by the Disability Services and Legal Center in Santa Rosa, California, looking at assistive technology and other support for the disabled.
- Thinking Out Loud (also on Facebook, Twitter & Youtube)
Sassy is a wonderful, friendly blogger who writes about topics including living with a disability, her love of beauty products and more.
- The Tommy Edison Experience (also on Youtube & Twitter)
Tommy is a blind radio presenter and film critic, who regularly posts videos answering people’s questions about sight loss, with a wonderfully positive attitude.
- Veronica With Four Eyes (also on Twitter)
Veronica’s blog about visual impairment, assistive technology and accessibility.
- VI Talk (also on Facebook, Audioboom & Twitter)
Important information and resources, useful support and advice, and interesting personal stories and discussions, for people who are visually impaired.
- View From A Walking Frame (also on Youtube, Facebook & Twitter)
Nicola Golding’s blog posts and videos about her life with cerebral palsy.
- Where’s Your Dog? (also on Twitter)
Meagan’s blog about living with a visual impairment, the technology she uses to help her, and other relevant topics that interest her.
- Wibbly Wobbly Eyes (also on Twitter)
A blog by Leah about nystagmus and her daily life.
- Yoocan (also on Facebook, Twitter & Instagram)
This website shares inspiring stories by people with a huge range of disabilities from all over the world (including myself), who talk about their daily lives, fashion, hobbies, activities, sports, gadgets, and more.