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Oliver Pritchett - My lockdown deafness

Features | By Oliver Pritchett


Social distancing and an earwax fatberg made Oliver Pritchett face up to the truth – he was losing his hearing

The woman on the telephone said she was from Kingston University’s Department of Geology. I told her rather haughtily that she must have the wrong number, but she wouldn’t go away. It turned out she was speaking from the Kingston Specsavers department of audiology and she was ringing to confirm my appointment. This, surely, was also confirmation that I needed my hearing tested. ...


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