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Keeping us awake at night

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27 Jan 2021
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Keeping us awake at night

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The beds come alive with the sound of…snoring. No, not a Julie Andrews makeover, but a reference to the sound created by the melodic trio of nose, throat and ear. It’s a sound that has intrigued me since postpubescence when my parents’ bedroom became a place of interest. At first I imagined they were choking each other, until I learnt about snoring. In later life, my in-laws and my Heidi carried on this loud and invasive tradition. Evidently, although my accusers have been unable to prove it, my sinuses are not exempt from this tiresome activity, keeping the conscious audience...

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