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Gymming it up

I’m one of those people that is and has been a member of a gym for several years. Despite this, I’m not the fittest of people and still don’t go on a regular basis; I seem to go through phases. … Continue reading

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How blind fans sensed Swansea’s success

Do visually impaired people (including those with nystagmus) support football teams? Yes, of course they do; they are no different to anyone else… or are they? Imagine yourself at a football match, you’re sat in the stadium, intently watching the … Continue reading

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Top Gear – why I wasn’t a fan

If you’re not one of the 350 million weekly viewers of Top Gear, then it’s pretty likely that you’ve at least heard of it. For those that don’t know, Top Gear is a BBC TV series about high performance cars … Continue reading

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Success – let’s hear about yours

Some people think that nystagmus can ruin someone’s life – I dispute that! I acknowledge that having nystagmus makes life a little more trying than it might be otherwise; full of small hurdles, but none too big to be overcome. … Continue reading

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My Monocular

Ok, I admit it – I’m a man with a passion for gadgets and more specifically, electronics. Interestingly enough, there is one simple gadget that sometimes, I wouldn’t want to be without – my monocular. For those that don’t know, … Continue reading

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Researcher climbs for nystagmus

It’s not often that you find a researcher so passionate about their field that they volunteer to climb thousands of feet to raise money for the associated charity. Clearly, Viral Sheth is one of those rarities. Kilimanjaro is the highest … Continue reading

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CAPTCHA nightmare

Last weekend, one of the nystagmus.co.uk forum‘s main contributors, Larry, started a topic entitled ‘Spam sandwich‘. The topic discusses some of the spam issues we have been experiencing behind the scenes on the forum. On most websites that allow users … Continue reading

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Is my haircut any good?

The majority of us tend to get our hair cut on a regular basis. We either visit a hairdresser or have one come to us. I tend to go to a hairdresser and when IĀ find one I like, I tend … Continue reading

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Supermarket sweep… not so easy for some

It’s likely that you have filled a basket at the supermarket at least once in your life. When you get to the till with that basket, do you have a rough idea of how much it should come to? If … Continue reading

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