The 100 / #64: Barrie Mee

#64 Barrie Mee Denbighshire, Wales

About Barrie

Tell us a little about yourself:
I was a trained nurse in a general hospital in South Manchester,1969, then nursing at a centre for people with Epilepsy. Later spent 20 years as social worker with children and young people in residential care. Worked for Clwyd/Denbighshire Social Services as a community support worker with people with Learning Difficulties or Physical Disabilities living in the community. Have been a volunteer with several chaities in the area and Nationaly. Hobbies are photography and amateur radio.

What one thing are you most proud of in your 64 years?
Setting up an Royal National Institute of the Blind, (Wales) Group whilst working for RNIB Cymru. Since being made redundant in 2007 I have been the volunteer secretary of the group which campaigns on the rights and equality of Blind and Parially Sighted People.

What one thing do you hoped to have achieved by the age of 100
By the age of 100 the one thing I hope to have achieved is having had published photograph of national importance event.

What one piece of advice would you give to your 10 year old self.
Believe in yourself more.

What one thing that you’ve seen in your lifetime do you feel has changed the world most significantly?
The personal computer, which has enabled people to communicate around the world and make it a lot smaller.

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