Monthly Archives: January 2011

Finally … captions on ITV player!

Today, ITV announced they are now subtitling online programming on ITV Player. This has been a very long time coming. They say subtitling is currently available for programmes such as Emmerdale and Coronation Street; however they will try to have … Continue reading

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Redressing the deaf/hearing balance

It’s a bit like the work/life balance and it seems apt to think of it in these terms, because for months now I’ve been ‘part-time deaf’ – it beats full-time deafness hands down. You know how people complain that they … Continue reading

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Cookies and all sorts

Today I stumbled across articles about different types of hearing loss. I have learnt that I started of my hard of hearing journey with a “cookie bite” hearing loss. This term has NEVER entered my ears or should I say … Continue reading

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The great face furniture hunt

The great face furniture hunt is on!  I know, I know, I was meant to write a post about redressing the balance between being deaf and being hearing but yesterday gave me new insight into living with a CI and … Continue reading

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Enter at your peril

Lets talk about deaf clubs. We all know they’re meeting places for the deaf to go. Often the highlight of their week, and for many it costs them a fortune in taxis fees. But thanks to DLA this makes it … Continue reading

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My cochlear implant movie

Advanced Bionics cochlear implant received by Graham in England.

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Progress notes

I’ve got a bit of a backlog to declare . . . We visited the Bear’s side of the family just after Christmas. At one point I was sitting in the living room, all alone. My brother-in-law was cooking in … Continue reading

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