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When We Live Under a Blanket of Noise

There are two ways to describe what we hear: sound and noise. Sound is the good stuff and noise is – not so good. And noise can be our external soundscape, or come from within, our internal head noise. What we consider as noise is individual; it’s our unwanted sound, the chaotic background to what…

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Coming Through Covid (with Hearing loss and Tinnitus)

For readers of my weekly column, some of you may have noticed my absence for the past few weeks. If you haven’t – well, I’ve missed you! I’ve been busy – being sick with Covid. There, I’ve said it. If you’re like me, you’ve spent the entire last year trying to do everything right. You’ve…

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