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Sing and dance

BMJ 2011; 342 doi: (Published 08 June 2011) Cite this as: BMJ 2011;342:d3562
  1. Des Spence, general practitioner, Glasgow
  1. destwo{at}

My brother held the dog by the front paws so that he stood on his hind legs. The dog was barking wildly as they danced into the room. We Close Our Eyes by Go West blasted out. “This is a fantastic song!” I was sitting on my bed. “It’s bollocks,” I said, and returned to my revision. We shared a small room all our childhood. We played music all the time. First our older brother’s scratched Led Zeppelin, ELO, and Dr Hook albums. Music was expensive; we took what we could get. …

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