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I kick started my career in digital and affiliate marketing in 2011. I've gone onto win awards, help hundreds of students gain success through their own high ticket businesses and scaled my business to 7 figures along the way. I share my journey and what's working in my business today on here. Feel free to come say hi! https://jamiegardiner.com
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RNIB Connect Radio

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RNIB Connect Radio is the UK radio station for blind and partially sighted people to find out what is happening in the community. You can also contribute and share your stories by emailing radio@rnib.org.uk (mailto:radio@rnib.org.uk) . Get involved and join the conversation. Other great podcast channels from RNIB Connect Radio Conversations (https://audioboom.com/channel/conversations) - Blind and partially sighted people speaking about a wide range of topics. Read On (https://audioboom.com/ ...
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Celebrating stories in film, television and literature with special guests. Buzzing the best entertainment: top picks, new releases, bestsellers and blockbuster movies, award winners and story craft. Hosted by Malena Lott, author and executive editor at Buzz Books USA.
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Generation UCL is a research and engagement project that is collecting the stories of UCL alumni over 200 years. To give an insight into the breadth and diversity of the student experience, this series includes short extracts from these oral history interviews alongside excerpts from written memoirs that have been voiced by actors.
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Each week we sit down with Matt Stringer, CEO of RNIB, to look at some of the big stories coming from the UK sight loss charity. This week Matt spoke about the success of RNIB's 'See Differently Awards', before moving on to discuss the announcement of a General Election in the UK on July 4th. If you, or someone you know, would like information on t…
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RNIB Connect Radio’s Toby Davey is joined again by Vidar Hjardeng MBE, Inclusion and Diversity Consultant for ITV News across England, Wales, Northern Ireland and the Channel Islands for the next in his regular Connect Radio theatre reviews. This week Vidar was reviewing that classic rock opera that is Andrew Lloyd Webber and Tim Rice’s Jesus Chris…
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The RNIB See Differently Awards 2024 supported by the People’s Postcode Lottery winners took place in London on Tuesday 21st of May. After the awards the host for the night Scottish Blind Comedian Jamie MacDonald spoke with RNIB Connect Radio. Image shows Jamie being interviewed by Lisa from the RNIB social media team in front of a large black bann…
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The RNIB See Differently Awards 2024 supported by the People’s Postcode Lottery winners took place in London on Tuesday 21st of May. Sir Robin Millar CBE was [presented with the Duke of Westminster Lifetime Achievement Award at the glitzy event and spoke with RNIB Connect Radio. Image shows Sir Robin Millar holding his award in front of a large bla…
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The RNIB See Differently Awards 2024 supported by the People’s Postcode Lottery winners took place in London on Tuesday 21st of May. Actor Lucy Scott has been supporting RNIB Talking Books for 35 years and got her husband, actor Alistair Petrie involved in volunteering as well. RNIB Connect Radio grabbed a quick word with them before the event kick…
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The RNIB See Differently Awards 2024 supported by the People’s Postcode Lottery winners took place in London on Tuesday 21st of May. Suzie Simons won Volunteer of the Year Award sponsored by Woods Valldata at the glitzy event and spoke with RNIB Connect Radio. Photo: Suzie smiling and posing with her award in front of the backdrop banner with all t…
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The RNIB See Differently Awards 2024 supported by the People’s Postcode Lottery winners took place in London on Tuesday 21st of May. Sally Nevrkla and Georgina Rose from Red Bee Media were at the glitzy event and spoke with RNIB Connect Radio. Photo: A bright pink light box with the RNIB logo set atop a dark round table. On the light box: RNIB writ…
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The RNIB See Differently Awards 2024 supported by the People’s Postcode Lottery winners took place in London on Tuesday 21st of May. Tesco won Employer Of The Year Award sponsored by T&Pm at the glitzy event and spoke with RNIB Connect Radio. Photo: Richard Stanyard on the left and Henry Gosling on the right, holding the award in front of a large b…
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The RNIB See Differently Awards 2024 supported by the People’s Postcode Lottery winners took place in London on Tuesday 21st of May. And as the big glitzy event wrapped up, we spoke with RNIB's CEO Matt Stringer to find out his thoughts on how the night went. Photo: Matt holding up his light pink tie as he shows it off to the camera. His hair is sa…
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The RNIB See Differently Awards 2024 supported by the People’s Postcode Lottery winners took place in London on Tuesday 21st of May. Kelsey Ellison performed on the night and spoke with RNIB Connect Radio after her performance. Photo: Kelsey posing with a bright pink cowboy hat and a matching pink jumpsuit. Her hair is brown and curly and her make …
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The RNIB See Differently Awards 2024 supported by the People’s Postcode Lottery winners took place in London on Tuesday 21st of May. Rebecca Atkinson for Mixmups won Design for Everyone Award sponsored by Red Bee Media at the glitzy event and spoke with RNIB Connect Radio. Photo: Rebecca smiling and posing with her award and a big wooden mixing spo…
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New research suggests that at least 1 in 12 blind or partially sighted people in the UK is a victim or survivor of domestic abuse. Nearly two hundred thousand people. Hywel Davies has been hearing about a new toolkit which aims to improve the lives of blind or partially sighted domestic abuse victims and survivors. Find out more information about t…
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The RNIB See Differently Awards 2024 supported by the People’s Postcode Lottery winners took place in London on Tuesday 21st of May. SeeAbility's Special Schools Eye Care Team won Team of the Year Award sponsored by Meta at the glitzy event and we spoke with Malvi Patel, Martyn Howlett, Noopur Patel, and Louise Gow. Photo: The group stand smiling a…
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The RNIB See Differently Awards 2024 supported by the People’s Postcode Lottery winners took place in London on Tuesday 21st of May. Dr Jane Macnaughton won Eye Care Professional of the Year Award supported by Roche at the glitzy event and spoke with RNIB Connect Radio. Photo: Jane smiling and posing with her award in front of the backdrop banner w…
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The RNIB See Differently Awards 2024 supported by the People’s Postcode Lottery winners took place in London on Tuesday 21st of May. And we head over to the glitzy event our Toby and Hubert spoke with the host of the night Jamie MacDonald and the entertainer of the night, singer Kelsey Ellison. Photo: A bright pink light box with the RNIB logo set …
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The RNIB See Differently Awards 2024 supported by the People’s Postcode Lottery winners took place in London on Tuesday 21st of May. Let’s hear from some of those in attendance at last night’s event, moments before everything started! Photo: A bright pink light box with the RNIB logo set atop a dark round table. On the light box: RNIB written in bo…
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The RNIB See Differently Awards 2024 supported by the People’s Postcode Lottery winners took place in London on Tuesday 21st of May. Margaret Rees won Campaigner Of The Year Award sponsored by Microsoft at the glitzy event and spoke with RNIB Connect Radio. Photo: Margaret smiles as she poses with her award in front of a large black banner with all…
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The RNIB See Differently Awards 2024 supported by the People’s Postcode Lottery winners took place in London on Tuesday 21st of May. Molly Watt won Best Content Creator of the Year Award supported by Netflix at the glitzy event and spoke with RNIB Connect Radio. Photo: Molly smiling and posing with her award in front of the backdrop banner with all…
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Off to the RNIB See Differently Awards 2024 supported by the People’s Postcode Lottery winners now as our team on the ground sets the scene. Photo: A grand ballroom with high ceilings and chandeliers and at the front a white lightbox with RNIB logo on one side of the cube and RNIB See Differently Awards 2024 on the other. The box is atop green foli…
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‘Now You See Us: Women Artists in Britain 1520-1920’ is an ambitious group show at TATE BRITAIN that charts the 400 year long journey that it took for women to become recognised as professional artists which paved the way for future generations and established what it meant to be a woman in the British art world. On Tuesday 14 May 2024, at the Pres…
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What barriers do disabled women face in politics? If you’re a blind and partially sighted woman and want to make a difference, 50:50 parliament are a charity that support women to progress in politics. Amelia talked to CEO Lyanne Nicholl and facilitator Natasha Osei to learn more. Learn more about 50:50 by visiting their website 5050parliament.co.u…
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Each week we sit down with Matt Stringer, CEO of RNIB, to look at some of the big stories coming from the UK sight loss charity. This week Matt started by talking about Global Accessibility Awareness day and some of the things RNIB have been doing to mark the day including ‘Another time’ by Sir Anthony Gormley with alt text description plus alt tex…
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RNIB Connect Radio’s Toby Davey is joined again by Vidar Hjardeng MBE, Inclusion and Diversity Consultant for ITV News across England, Wales, Northern Ireland and the Channel Islands for the next in his regular Connect Radio theatre reviews. This week Vidar was reviewing the remarkable story of The Drifters and the truth about the woman who made th…
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How can you prepare for university as a blind student? Student Abdul talked to Amelia about his university experiences, preparing for his next steps and advocating for job applications to be provided in accessible formats. Image shows RNIB Connect Radio logo. RNIB is written in bold black capital letters and underlined with a bold pink line. Undern…
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For Global Accessibility Awareness Day (GAAD) Thursday 16 May 2024 one of Sir Antony Gormley’s sculptures ‘Another Time’ which was installed on Fulsam Rock near Tate Contemporary Margate in 2017 which only appears three hours before low tide will now also be accessible to everyone through alt text descriptions found on the railings in front of the …
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Let’s meet an RNIB Volunteer, Malcolm, who helps deliver the Living Well With Sight Loss Courses in Wales. He told Amelia what RNIB means to him and why he loves being a volunteer. Learn more about volunteering on the RNIB website - Volunteer to support blind and partially sighted people | RNIB | RNIB Image shows RNIB Connect Radio logo. RNIB is wr…
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Charities Fight for Sight and Vision Foundation released a report highlighting the acute experiences of loneliness among people who are blind or vision impaired. The report, based on evidence gathered by Abertay University, found that blind and vision impaired people are three times more likely to experience loneliness or isolation than the general…
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The RNIB has just launched the new ‘Be Helpful Guide’ and campaign with the aim to encourage more sighted people to offer a helping hand or voice, rather than waiting to be asked. As we know the world is not really designed with blind and partially sighted people in mind and recent RNIB research tells us that almost 9 in 10 blind or partially sight…
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How can Functional Neurological Disorder effect your sight? Heather told Amelia how it impacted her running, why she took up long cane training and her 25 km fundraising walk for Southampton Sight. Learn more about Southampton Sight on their website southamptonsight.org.uk/ Sponsor the walk by visiting Heather's GoFundMe Page https://www.justgiving…
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Alice Findlay, RNIB Customer Voice Insight Co-ordinator shares the latest opportunities for blind and partially sighted people to get involved in with RNIB Connect Radio’s Toby Davey. Opportunities highlighted this week included: Help the RNIB to review the Giant Cell Arteritis factsheet - RNIB has a range of factsheets for a wide variety of eye co…
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Do you match your prosthetic eyes to your glam outfits? Pop musician and content creator Norma Night (also known as Kelsey Ellison) certainly does. She talked to Amelia about her career and love of pop music... Image shows RNIB Connect Radio logo. RNIB is written in bold black capital letters and underlined with a bold pink line. Underneath, 'Conne…
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Kelsey Ellison uses her platform to challenge stigma and misinformation about prosthetic eyes. She went viral for reacting to a promotional video, and talked to Amelia about her experience... Find Kelsey on Instagram and Youtube as @kelseyellison, and on Tiktok and Spotify as @normanight. Image shows RNIB Connect Radio logo. RNIB is written in bold…
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RNIB See Differently Awards are just around the corner, with the big night taking place on Tuesday 21st of May. People’s Postcode Lottery are the headline supporter of the awards, with players raising over £10 million pounds for RNIB since our partnership began. We spoke with their Head of Charities, Laura Chow. Find out more about the See Differen…
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OrCam products uses a smart camera and AI technology to instantly read out text from any printed surface or digital screen. Tech Talk’s Dave Williams has been hearing about several devices in the range, now available from the RNIB Shop. More information can be found on the RNIB Shop website: OrCam Read Smart - Orcam Read Smart | RNIB OrCam Myeye Pr…
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With the pressures and stress of life that many blind and partially sighted people face on a day to day bases there are more than likely many links between blindness, mental health and anxiety. Reaching out to a trained Psychotherapist or Counsellor might be a good way of working through the stresses and emotions of being blind or partially sighted…
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It’s Mental Health Awareness Week and this year’s theme is movement, from more active things like running or doing sports, to something smaller like going out for a walk in nature. Today, we chat with Julia Smith from Thrive, who shares her tips for gardening and growing your own produce at this time of year. Find more tips here: Gardening when bli…
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It’s Mental Health Awareness Week and this year’s theme is movement, from more active things like running or doing sports, to something smaller like going out for a walk in nature. Our Paulina Kuchorew spoke about the link between movement and mental health with Amanda Hawkins, Head of Mental Health Services at RNIB, and Alice Holloway, RNIB’s Head…
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It’s Mental Health Awareness Week and this year’s theme is movement, from more active things like running or doing sports, to something smaller like going out for a walk in nature. And to help you enjoy the great outdoors a bit more, we’re joined now by Adrian from Royal Society for the Protection of Birds (RSPB) who will teach you to recognise som…
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It’s Mental Health Awareness Week and this year’s theme is movement, from more active things like running or doing sports, to something smaller like going out for a walk in nature. And to help you enjoy the great outdoors a bit more, we’re joined now by Adrian from Royal Society for the Protection of Birds (RSPB) who will teach you to recognise som…
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The 13th to the 19th may is world Retinoblastoma awareness week. Amelia talked to Richard Ashton, the CEO of Childhood Eye Cancer Trust (CHECT), to learn more about the disease and who is affected. Learn more about CHECT by https://chect.org.uk/ Image shows CHECT logo, an eye with a blue outline and blue centre with the white outline of a baby sitt…
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Each week we sit down with Matt Stringer, CEO of RNIB, to look at some of the big stories coming from the UK sight loss charity. This week Matt started by talking about the launch of the RNIB’s Be Helpful Guide and campaign which provides hints and advice for sighted people on how best to offer a helping hand or voice to blind and partially sighted…
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For all those lucky blind and partially sighted Swifties, Taylor Swift fans who do have tickets for the up-coming The Era’s Tour concerts at Edinburgh’s Murrayfield Stadium on Friday 7, Saturday 8, and Sunday 9 June 2024 there will be live audio description of the concert provided by two of ADA Scotland Describers. RNIB Connect Radio’s Toby Davey c…
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RNIB Connect Radio’s Toby Davey is joined again by Vidar Hjardeng MBE, Inclusion and Diversity Consultant for ITV News across England, Wales, Northern Ireland and the Channel Islands for the next in his regular Connect Radio theatre reviews. This week Vidar was reviewing Emma Rice’s up-to-date version of the French folk tale Blue Beard which certai…
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The Outlook Trust was set up in 2000 to offer adventure sports and activity weekends and holidays for young blind and partially sighted people with activities ranging from sailing, rock climbing, zip wires and much more all from their base on the shores of Lake Windermere. RNIB Connect Radio’s Toby Davey was joined by Jeff Davies from the Outlook T…
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