On a lighter note, why not take some time out to listen to this fascinating TED talk? The unexpected beauty of everyday sounds illustrates how much splendour we can miss as we go about our busy daily lives.
Sometimes we need to stand apart from the whirlwind of life and take some time out to allow our senses to explore and luxuriate in the things we know are there, but never notice.
Follow this link for a fascinating insight into sound and the ‘music’ there is in our everyday lives: https://www.ted.com/talks/meklit_hadero_the_unexpected_beauty_of_everyday_sounds
Using examples from birdsong, the natural lilt of emphatic language and even a cooking pan lid, singer-songwriter and TED Fellow Meklit Hadero shows how the everyday soundscape, even silence, makes music. “The world is alive with musical expression,” she says. “We are already immersed.”
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