Sit up and take notice!

I wonder how often we stop and take notice – to clear our heads and a space in our days to reignite the forgotten spark of something that once burned brightly within us? Having tried both meditation and mindfulness, taking time to stop and focus it is still a concept...

Karen’s Lockdown Story

Volunteer Karen has been with Sight Advice for 2 years, which in comparison to a lot of our volunteers, is a relatively short time. Karen, however, is a multi-tasker and has made a big impression in her time with us. Karen hosts outreach sessions, as well as helping...

Doing More of What Matters…

Further to our previous blog ‘Making The Best of Lockdown’ we thought we would update you about our composer, Richard.  We told you that Richard used to play in a brass band and was using his lockdown to reconnect to his previous passion of composing his own...

Reflections on One Page Profiles

It’s many moons ago that I first developed my own one page profile, reflecting on the detail of what is important to me and what good support looks like.  The appreciation section was a shift to think about positive qualities and the surprise to learn what others saw...

Laughter, Friendship and Cocktails

Three things you don’t often associate with a global pandemic, right? Well for me, this is exactly what comes to mind when I look back over the last five months. I’m Becky and I’m the Community Connector for Ashton Circle. I’d like to share with you a little insight...