Can’t get you outta my head

Earworms!  We've all had them, that song that just won't leave you alone, which keeps you awake at night going round and round the same short refrain, driving you bananas. Maybe it's something you heard on the radio, or perhaps it was triggered by a conversation, or sometimes it's even a snatch of the Alto 1 part of a song you're learning at choir.  Whatever it is, it can be very irritating, and many suggestions have been made as to how to get rid of the pesky aural parasites, ranging from singing the entire song from beginning to end, to contacting the 6Radio Breakfast Show in attempt to dump it there. But did you know there are theories which suggest there might be a biological reason for earworms?  This study hypothesises that earworms serve a regulatory function that helps to keep us awake in situations where sleeping might be dangerous (people have been...

Choir is back

Sam can confirm that choir will restart this week. She is looking forward to seeing you all at:   Plymouth on Monday 7 - 9pm Exeter on Tuesday 7:15 - 9:15pm Exmouth on Wednesday 7 - 9pm Ottery St Mary on Thursday 7:15 - 9:15pm   and thanks you for all your good wishes while she has been poorly....

CHOIR CANCELLED THIS WEEK

Sam is very sorry, but she has to cancel choir for this entire week. She has been floored by a flu type bug. Sam would not cancel choir lightly, but to avoid damaging her voice permanently, as well as spreading germs to choir members, she is cancelling all choir sessions this week (that's Plymouth on 22nd January, Exeter on 23rd January, Exmouth on 24th January and Ottery St Mary on 25th January) It will be back to normal for Monday 29th January, and Sam sends you all lots of love....