I Must be Proactive – My Journey in Canada

Who would have thought that I would spend over two months in Canada? I never expected that I would be in a different country, away from family and friends in the UK, for quite so much time. I had a great time, however, there are negative as well as positive moments when learning who you are, and where you want to be in life. Ever … Continue reading I Must be Proactive – My Journey in Canada

Should I approach and ask him or should I just look at him?

You’re probably thinking what are you talking about Thomas? Why can’t you just make the first move if that’s what you’re referring to. Well here’s the thing, I am not talking about boy meeting a girl or a girl meeting a boy. I am talking about my cochlear implants. I know they are quite an interesting piece of technology to look at. But do you … Continue reading Should I approach and ask him or should I just look at him?

Both of my parents influenced and inspired me in many ways.

February is my favourite month! Guess why! Both of my parents celebrate their birthdays in February! Some of you may be aware of my dad’s passing in December. Next week, he would have been celebrating his birthday.  As I went through his belongings, I came across a page on which he had written a bit about himself. Although he had told me a lot about … Continue reading Both of my parents influenced and inspired me in many ways.

Why Deaf People Should Go Into Research?

I was having a conversation with my Dad about deaf people entering research and thought I made a few good points about why, indeed, we need to see more of it. Research makes a difference – when I was doing an autoethnographic study as a research project, my supervisors were shocked when they heard my story for the first time. My experiences in sport really … Continue reading Why Deaf People Should Go Into Research?

Discovering My Deafness – My Personal Story

Took me a long time and a lot of gut to upload this one. My personal story about discovering my deafness. This video is specifically for D/deaf people at higher education and has an interest in sport. Anyway, I hope you all enjoy the video and thank you for your support.   D/deaf people, if you want to be part of my project please contact me … Continue reading Discovering My Deafness – My Personal Story