A Different Way of Seeing: A Blind Woman's Journey of Living an

A Different Way of Seeing: A Blind Woman's Journey of Living an "Ordinary" life in an Extraordinary Way

by Lois Strachan


Choose Expedited Shipping at checkout for guaranteed delivery by Friday, October 18


Have you ever wondered how a blind person pours a cup of coffee? Or how they and their guide dog know when it's safe to cross a busy road?

When Lois Strachan lost her sight at the age of 21 years she had to learn the answers to these and countless other questions of how to live as a blind person in a sighted world.

In this delightfully quirky and entertaining book Lois shares some of the secrets she discovered about how to live an "ordinary" life in an extraordinary way despite her blindness.

"An entertaining, informative and educational read that gives you an insight into the life of an inspirational woman who lives life to the fullest. Well worth reading."

Gail Glover - Executive Director, South African Guide-Dogs Association for the Blind

"A must-read for anyone, with or without a disability."

Hanif Kruger -Resource Centre Manager, South African National Council for the Blind

"Lois's stories provide insights on how to positively deal with the challenges in life to emerge victorious."

Bob "Idea Man Hooey - author of "Why didn't I THINK of that?"

"In her fascinating account of the life of a blind person, Lois Strachan lifts the lid on aspects of life that most of us take for granted. We should all learn a lot from Lois's different way of seeing."

George Mahood - Author of Free Country & Every Day is a Holiday

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781539833277
Publisher: CreateSpace Publishing
Publication date: 10/30/2016
Pages: 210
Sales rank: 1,042,805
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.44(d)

About the Author

When Lois Strachan became blind at the age of 21, she did what any self-respecting newly blind music-loving woman would do - she joined a rock band! Since then she has achieved a Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of KwaZulu-Natal in English literature and classical civilisations and an Honours degree in classical civilisations. Lois is the author of "The Adventures of Missy Mouse" illustrated children's books about a blind mouse engaging with the world around her using her other senses, was singer/songwriter in a rock band, and is an inspirational speaker sharing her message on how to overcome life and business challenges.

You can find out more about Lois at any of the following: Website: www.loisstrachan.com

Lois Facebook: www.facebook.com/loisstrachanspeaker

LinkedIn: www.linkedin.com/in/lstrachan

Twitter: @LoisStrachanZA
Other books by this Author:

Available in print or for your e-book reader.
The Adventures of Missy Mouse series - www.missy-mouse.com

  1. Missy Mouse Goes to the Park
  2. Missy Mouse Goes to the Doctor
  3. Missy Mouse Goes Sailing
  4. Missy Mouse Goes on a Picnic

Customer Reviews

Most Helpful Customer Reviews

See All Customer Reviews