First of all, massive congratulations to Mr and Mrs Gym Buddy on their fabulous wedding at the weekend.
Invited to the evening do, I arrived to the sight of Gym Buddy looking radiant, amazing and utterly gorgeous from head to toe.
The day had, I was informed, gone without a hitch and everyone looked amazing, not just the bride and groom!
The party was a fabulous cheese fest of music, scrumptious buffet and not one, but two, chocolate fountains, and a song dedicated to me! Ha!
Gym Buddy had warned me this was happening after she’d heard it on my iPod on a car journey to hers one day, but I could not for the life of me work out which song it could be – in truth I was slightly afraid.
And then the opening bars came on...
The unmistakable notes of the Baywatch theme tune filled the venue!
And just two people took to the dance floor! Me, and Gym Buddy! But, thankfully, due to years of practice and my exceptionally bad taste in music, I was used to this and happily danced away!
But it got me thinking about my love of cheesy music. I mean, just why do I love it so? Perhaps it’s because cheese often has a very melodic bass line, which is mostly what I can hear, simple lyrics – so I can learn them easily, and a basic beat.
I think, from a deaf point of view, it’s the easiest kind of music to listen to.
I mean, when I listen a band like Napalm Death for example, there’s just so much going on, and so much bass distortion through my ears, that none of it sounds good anymore. The same for more trendy bands, where more emphasis is on the treble notes rather than the bass.
Yes, yes, yes, that is my excuse for my insanely bad taste in music, knowing all the dance moves to every Steps song ever made and thinking that the Baywatch theme tune is fabulous.
And I’m sticking to it!
Sometimes, just sometimes, I allow myself the chance to daydream about all the things on my deaf wishlist coming true... It's a bit li...
The other night, I tweeted the following words: "As a deaf person, it seems the one thing I'm fighting for more and more is choi...
It's the second day of Deaf Awareness Week and today I'm making it all about me. Here are the 10 dos and don'ts about my deafnes...
There's no getting away from the fact that I am a massive tennis fan... FJM really helped me fall in love with tennis because he explain...