Monthly Archives: February 2012

Speech! Speech!

It’s two years since I started this blog, so it’s two years since I was a gibbering wreck waiting for my operation. At the time I was focusing on the ‘input’ side: what I might get out of the CI … Continue reading

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Improving pitch discrimination

I’ve been taking part in a clinical study over the last few months on factors affecting audio-perception in patients with cochlear implants. This study was conducted to determine if cochlear implant sound processors can be adapted to improve speech perception. … Continue reading

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The Artist

Bear: I can’t find any subtitled screenings for The Artist. Me: *rolls eyes* See what I have to live with? Bear and his terrible jokes. I should’ve retorted: “No, it has intertitles” (my film buff friends tell me that’s the … Continue reading

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The Teaspoon and Walking Stick Orchestra

My Dad has a funny little habit of beating a tattoo with his teaspoon on the kitchen bench while waiting for the kettle to boil – a far cry from the famous massed drums at Edinburgh. Tap tap tap-tap-tap, tap … Continue reading

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