Holding Music

I’ve been deaf all my life. There was a time, briefly, when our parents – both my sister and I were diagnosed around the same time – worried we wouldn’t be able to appreciate music. They needn’t have worried at all. Music will be a constant in my life. When I was 21, music started…

Listen to the Music

Music has been one of my saving graces this year. It always has, really, but this year especially. It is a constant thread that runs through my life, as it does for so many others. The power of pressing play, and letting the songs get into your psyche is mesmerising. With the right song, we…