Emily Davison
My name is Emily Davison, I'm 21 years of age, I'm a postgraduate student, writer, blogger, amateur astronomer and disability advocate. I'm currently studying for a Masters Degree in Children's Literature at Goldsmiths University and hold a BA in English Literature.


At the age of 18 months old I was diagnosed with a condition called Septo Optic Dysplasia a congenital condition which affects my sight and endocrine system. I am severely sight impaired and work with a guide dog that goes by the name of Unity.

Yet, this has never prevented me from pursuing my goals, I'm now a writer, journalist, campaigner and blogger. I am an avid supporter of disabilities charities Guide Dogs and Scope and regularly talk about the support services they offer.

I currently run my own successful blog and YouTube channel both by the name of Fashioneyesta. I founded my blog in 2012 and its a place that I use to challenge the stereotypes that surround sight loss. In particular my blog is focused at combating the notion that people with sight loss don't have an interest in fashion.

I write on a number of topics disability awareness, culture, education and astronomy.



Entries by Emily Davison

The Fashion Designer Who's Bringing Visual Impairment Into the Fashion Industry

(0) Comments | Posted 4 May 2016 | (12:39)


Bianca Von Stempel is a fashion designer motivated towards changing perceptions of visual impairment through her love for fashion design. Raising awareness of sight loss through her creative and dynamic deisgns. Out to prove that sight loss isn't a barrier...

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I'm a Fashion Blogger Who Happens to be Visually Impaired

(2) Comments | Posted 17 February 2016 | (23:00)



"But You Don't Look Blind!"

Out of all the things I hear on a day to day basis, this is above all one of the most frequent comments I receive. It's a social enigma and one that,...

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The Department of Ability: Calling For Disabled Characters in Children's Comic Books and TV

(0) Comments | Posted 28 November 2015 | (19:59)

The children's entertainment enterprise is a thriving industry with studies showing that 70% of children (between the ages of 0-8) spend their time watching nearly 2 hours of TV a day. The comic book industry is a multi billion-dollar enterprise with many popular annual events like Comic Con being dedicated...

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'The Day I Stop Marvelling At What My Guide Dogs Do Will Be The Day I Will Hang Up My Harness.'

(0) Comments | Posted 13 May 2015 | (13:25)

Guide Dogs for the Blind Association is a UK based charity training dogs that will quite literally lead people with sight loss to the path of freedom. The charity, founded in 1931, thrives as an expanding charity breeding around 1,300 puppies each year. The charity helps thousands of visually impaired...

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VI Talk: Building a Social World on Audioboo

(0) Comments | Posted 17 August 2014 | (16:36)

In this modern day, society has been cultivated towards the productivity of the Internet and its many social media platforms. From Twitter, Facebook and YouTube with millions of people across the world accessing them on a daily basis it is no wonder that many are turning to the Internet to...

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Guide Dogs Call for New Law to Make Streets Safer

(0) Comments | Posted 6 April 2014 | (15:50)


Leading UK Charity Guide Dogs for the Blind Association UK founded in 1934, providing mobility and support for sight impaired and severely sight impaired people; have recently been working towards creating new laws and legislations that enable citizens with sight loss and...

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Access All Areas

(1) Comments | Posted 29 December 2012 | (18:42)

Well it is true that in the course of my short life I've heard some shockers. Too many to list in fact.

But, the one most shocking line delivered from one of TFL's bus drivers working the 261 bus en route to Lewisham Bus Station. that I wasn't allowed...

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To be Here or Not to be Here, That is the Question!

(0) Comments | Posted 16 December 2012 | (14:01)

'People like you shouldn't be here.'
'Fancy brining a Guide Dog to a place like this!"
'Why is she coming to a place like this if she cannot see.'

Believe it or not, but these harsh comments are not a work of fabrication, they are very much real and unfortunately...

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Making Astronomy Accessible for Blind and Partially Sighted People

(0) Comments | Posted 14 November 2012 | (23:00)

From an early age children are taught about the world of Space.
From the very first steps that man ever took on the moon, to the speculated possibility of alien life on another Planet.

For decades science fiction has dominated a large portion of the media. Children...

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