When an incredibly rare neurological illness struck me without warning in 2012 and wiped out my sight, it was a bolt out of the blue (to say the least). I was juggling a job as a television producer and mother to two young children. My eyes were my job – my life – so this really wasn’t good.
It took a year for my sight to return, and during that time I experienced such a mind-boggling visual rollercoaster that I persuaded Cambridge University neuroscientists to help me unravel the science of myself…but I had no idea it would become the journey it has…
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The nice people at TEDx asked me to tell my story here