Deaf, Personal, Travel

Madrid, Toledo and Seville of Spain

Madrid, Spain – 17 July to 20 July 2017 I caught a train from Valencia to Madrid – a four hours train ride with lovely scenery. As I arrived, I purchased a T10 ticket (10 trips ticket) to get myself to the hostel and use it for the next three days. When I arrived at… Continue reading Madrid, Toledo and Seville of Spain

Deaf, Personal, Travel

Communicating in foreign country

Communicating in foreign country Warning: this post is likely to offend the people of France and Spain. As a deaf person travelling solo through France, Andorra, Spain and Portugal – I never felt so demoralised by people’s blunt refusal to acknowledge my deafness and my inability to speak their language. From my experience of travelling… Continue reading Communicating in foreign country

Arts and Cultural, Deaf, Deaf Arts, Deaf Culture, Deaf Experience, Travel

Deaffest at Wolverhampton, UK

Wolverhampton: Deaffest Friday 12 to Sunday 14 May 2017 Deaffest - Photos – (coming soon – don’t know when) Fun frame: - Deaffest is a weekend of showcasing films and documentaries made by deaf filmmakers. Exhibitions, seminars, workshops, parties and networking take place at the festival and everyone is welcome to take part,… Continue reading Deaffest at Wolverhampton, UK