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Funny Old Life Healthy Living Professional

London, United Kingdom
Im really very very deaf. I can talk you under the table though. I teach lip reading with a lippy attitude but they love it. I have a Hearing Ear dog, who is the cutest dog ever. I dont let being deaf stop me from doing what I want to do. Or trying to. Youre a long time dead, arent ya?
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# money, money, money….. something funny….. is going on # by Funny Old Life Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Hearing Loss & Deafness I went to the BBC studios today to do a spot of filming about banking facilities for deaf people. Watch it on See Hear on 17 February. And start getting mad. Who like ... Read on »
£500,000 funding available for subtitled cinemas! by Funny Old Life Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Hearing Loss & Deafness Not content with kickstarting and part-funding ‘accessible’ cinema in the UK, the UK Film Council is to input another £500,000 in grants, to assist independent cinemas t ... Read on »
1 + 1 = 3 by Funny Old Life Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Hearing Loss & Deafness Imagine you were born with no legs. Years later, you are given an artificial leg. It works perfectly, but you have to learn how to walk with it. When you’ve never had a leg ... Read on »
100 days to save DLA & AA from the axe by Funny Old Life Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Hearing Loss & Deafness Claimants have just 100 days to prevent their DLA ( Disability Living Allowance ) and AA ( Attendance Allowance ) being abolished. A government green paper has reveal ... Read on »
100,000 hits! by Funny Old Life Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Hearing Loss & Deafness Readers, thank you for visiting and contributing to this blog! We reached 100,000 hits today. In doing so, we are creating a community for others who are following us i ... Read on »
2 year bilateral cochlear implant review by Funny Old Life Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Hearing Loss & Deafness So I’ve been bilateral for two years. Two amazing years. Life has taken over and I’ve been so busy that I haven’t made much time for focused rehabilitation exercises. I ... Read on »
24 hour free travel in London by Funny Old Life Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Hearing Loss & Deafness Ken Livingstone argues for a 24-hour Freedom Pass for the elderly and disabled. At the moment, you can’t use your Freedom Pass before 9.30am. So if you need to tr ... Read on »
250 free subtitled cinema shows by Funny Old Life Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Hearing Loss & Deafness Fancy a few hours off school to catch a subtitled film at the cinema? For free? Then check out National Schools Film Week 2007. FREE screenings include Pixar’s Ratat ... Read on »
4th Deaf Academics Conference by Funny Old Life Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Hearing Loss & Deafness Theme: The Role of Deaf Academics in the Pursuit of Social Justice Date: 25 - 27 June 2008 Place: Dublin, Ireland Organiser: John Bosco Conama, Coordinator A ... Read on »
4th German Cultural Days of the Deaf by Funny Old Life Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Hearing Loss & Deafness Date: 21 - 23 August 2008 Place: Cologne, Germany Website Read on »
5th European Deaf Arts and Culture Festival - SALVIA by Funny Old Life Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Hearing Loss & Deafness Date: 6 - 12 October 2008 Place: Kiev, Ukraine Organiser: Iryna Chepchina, Director Address: Ukraine Society of the Deaf 74 Velyka Vasylkivska street 0315 ... Read on »
A bar for deaf people opens in London! by Funny Old Life Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Hearing Loss & Deafness A bar for deaf people has opened in London! The bar staff are deaf and can sign, there is a deaf security guard, a hard of hearing DJ, there are bright lights a ... Read on »
A Call for Help Gets Answered by Funny Old Life Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Hearing Loss & Deafness FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Global, April 27, 2012 A Call for Help Gets Answered   CochlearImplantHELP.com, a new and comprehensive website aimed at helping curren ... Read on »
A deaf wiki by Funny Old Life Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Hearing Loss & Deafness I’m going to try experimenting with a wiki, to collect useful information for the UK based deaf group, as there is so much information online for deaf Americans but not ... Read on »
A new gathering of Deaf Alternative Practitioners by Funny Old Life Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Hearing Loss & Deafness Calling all deaf alternative health practitioners to an inaugural meeting. Let’s meet! - to network - to share - to explore if there is something we can do t ... Read on »
A new low for deaf ignorance? by Funny Old Life Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Hearing Loss & Deafness Bill Cresswell kindly transcribed this video clip from the BBC website. Jump to HERE for the transcription and video. Bryan Adams held a photographic exhibition to ra ... Read on »
A new year, a new beginning? by Funny Old Life Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Hearing Loss & Deafness I’ve made lots of New Year resolutions, all aimed at improving my current position and getting me to where I want to be in life. Small manageable steps should lead to mu ... Read on »
A thought for Easter by Funny Old Life Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Hearing Loss & Deafness Was Peter deaf? Or did he really deny Jesus three times? How people deal with hearing loss has certainly changed throughout the ages. The biggest problem deaf peo ... Read on »
A thumbs up to Marks & Spencer by Funny Old Life Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Hearing Loss & Deafness I popped into a M&S branch at London Bridge on my way home yesterday, just to get a bottle of wine. Hah. Of course, I ended up with an armful of goodies. I was standing ... Read on »
A trip to the far side by Funny Old Life Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Hearing Loss & Deafness - This pretty jewellery would make a nice christmas present… … I thought. I checked out the website. Puzzled. I explored some more. Then paused. And took a deep breat ... Read on »