Practice Reading Braille Amongst Friends in the Book Club Thursday at 6PM

Have you just started reading Braille on a Braille display or similar but are struggling to join up the dots? Is the only reason you never judge a book by its cover because you can’t read the cover in the first place? Open to both new and more experienced Braille readers alike, the Braillists Book Club consists of a small group of people who meet every week to answer each other’s questions regarding reading using refreshable Braille and to practice reading amongst friends.

If you’re looking to improve your Braille reading skills and want a friendly and encouraging environment to do it in why not drop in to the Braillists Book Club this Thursday at 6PM (UK) to see what we’re all about and maybe try your hand at some reading yourself?

This Friday 6PM: Open Forum

Join Link: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/84894050254

Meeting ID: 848 9405 0254

Whilst our formal Friday calls have come to an end we appreciate that for many people the world is still very different to how it was 6 months ago. If you’re still adjusting to the new normal please feel free to join this informal call to put the world to rights with a member of the Braillists team and other attendees.

Wednesday 6PM, Clever Cooking: Eating out

Join Link: https://zoom.us/j/98596565654

Meeting ID: 985 9656 5654

This evening we’ll be talking Cupboard staples. What are they + how do we use them? Which items make you break into a cold sweat when you see them running out?

Please note that these sessions are now run by sight loss charity Look UK and that from the 30th of September future Braillists newsletters will no longer advertise this event. If you’d like to continue to receive adverts for the sessions containing the session’s topic and joining instructions please email Elin on [email protected]

Wednesday 6PM, Clever Cooking: Eating out

Join Link: https://zoom.us/j/98596565654

Meeting ID: 985 9656 5654

With restaurants, cafes and pubs all trying to entice us back out with tantalising money off promotions today we’ll be tackling the issue of eating out with little or no sight. Feel knocked for six at the sight of chopsticks? Do you stay well away from the buffet? What do you do when your strawberry compote arrives in a plant pot? Michelle, Elin and Ben will be sharing their experiences around eating out as blind people but there’ll be plenty of time for all of your questions and tips as well. If you’ve ever ordered a burger for accessibility reasons when you’ve secretly wanted something else this session’s for you!

Please note that these sessions are now run by sight loss charity Look UK and that from the 30th of September future Braillists newsletters will no longer advertise this event. If you’d like to continue to receive adverts for the sessions containing the session’s topic and joining instructions please email Elin on [email protected]

This Friday 6PM: Open Forum

Join Link: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/84894050254

Meeting ID: 848 9405 0254

Whilst our formal Friday calls have come to an end we appreciate that for many people the world is still very different to how it was 6 months ago. If you’re still adjusting to the new normal please feel free to join this informal call to put the world to rights with a member of the Braillists team and other attendees.

Today at 6PM: Microwave Mug Cakes on Clever Cooking

Quick reminder: All our times are in British Summer Time (GMT+1).

Join Link: https://zoom.us/j/98596565654

Meeting ID: 985 9656 5654

Join us for another live cook along where we’ll be combining what we’ve learnt from 2 of our recent sessions to make a microwave mug cake. Once the cake has passed the taste test we’ll spend the rest of the session answering questions about microwave baking and cooking in general.

Wednesday 6PM: Clever Cooking; Safety in the Kitchen

Join Link: https://zoom.us/j/98596565654

Meeting ID: 985 9656 5654

Whilst for some cooking can be an incredibly satisfying experience it’s important that we all know how to do it safely which will be the subject for today’s session. Whether it’s a finger in the foie gras, a fire in the fryer, iced scone on the iPhone or bourbon on the BrailleNote we’ve all had our own accidents in the kitchen but embarrassing stories are completely optional here as we’re more interested in any tips you have for staying safe as opposed to times that it went wrong.

Friday 6PM: Open Forum

Join Link: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/84894050254

Meeting ID: 848 9405 0254

Whilst our formal Friday calls have come to an end we appreciate that for many people the world is still very different to how it was 6 months ago. If you’re still adjusting to the new normal please feel free to join this informal call to put the world to rights with a member of the Braillists team and other attendees.

This Wednesday at 6PM: Blind Baking extraordinaire Penny Melville-Brown, on Clever Cooking

This week we’ll be joined by Holman prize winner and blind baking
extraordinaire Penny Melville-Brown who’ll be live baking some ginger
biscuits and answering all the baking questions you’ve always wanted
to know but have been too scared to ask.

We’ll be making a recording of the session available for people who
want to have a go at making the biscuits themselves, but if you fancy
a sneak peek at what we’ll be doing click the below link to read the
recipe.

https://is.gd/1isSCF