SonglinesBMJ 2002; 324 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.324.7353.1591/a (Published 29 June 2002) Cite this as: BMJ 2002;324:1591
- Trisha Greenhalgh, professor of primary health care
- University College London
The kids are back from camp, and don't we know it. There is mud in their sleeping bags, nits in their hair, and tall stories at the dinner table. And as the neighbours have reminded us, they have knocked up some musical instruments and filled the air with song.
They are mostly the same catchy tunes (“Gimme crack corn, and I don't care …”; “In Dublin's fair city …”) that you and I sang to hand clapping, thigh …