For many people today, rhythm and sound are as important as the food they eat. People need music. We live in a world of sound and noise, full of rhythm and melody. Communication is our common bond – we are born to do so – and what makes this possible is our ability to hear.
Childhood. It should sound like a nursery rhyme and smell like ice cream. Being a child is about taking your pick from a treasure chest full of delights and opportunities and walking through doors that are open for you.
It’s time for a rethink, a fresh perspective on old age. We need to ditch the stereotype of the doddery old person – but forget the cliché of the hyper-agile pensioner, too. After all, it’s important to be realistic and most older adults are somewhere in between.
Few subjects concern us as much as work. Contracted hours, the jobs market and unemployment are all top-level issues for politics and society – no surprise when you consider that we spend up to a third of our day in paid employment. And that’s not including overtime …
Speaking of noises, tones and words - everything related to the subject of 'sound'.
All too often, it seems that there are never enough hours in the day or days in the week. But what if we learn to live with time as it is, rather than always wishing for more?