The Cochlea Curl – A Symbol for Life

Sometimes, when my wandering gaze passes over my right forearm, I give a start. “Oh right,” says I. “I have a cochlea tattoo.” I take a few seconds to admire and reflect on the small symbol and then move on. The inky rendering on my arm is actually that of a koru, a Māori symbol…

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5 Errors of Our (Hearing Loss) Ways

Sometimes we, the people with hearing loss, are our own worst enemy. Not all bad hearing moments are the fault of them – you know, the people who can hear.  We have to take at least some responsibility for less-than-perfect communication, because we have some bad habits which trip us up time after time. What…

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