As I climbed into my ancient,high Spanish bed last night I could just hear the faint snoring of the man who share my life.
I was just sliding gently into that hypnagogic state between sleep and wakefullness when floating towards me came a snippet of information about my favourite composer Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart.
Somewhere from the ether I have gleaned the information that listening to this composer’s music can improve one’s brainpower by activating the neuronal cortical circuits related to cognitive function.
By now my decelerating and receding thoughts start to gently hover around my favourite Mozart pieces.
” It can’t hurt to give it a try” I think as I lean over to turn the World Service off the radio. A little jiggle of the Sonos system and suddenly my head is filled with the auditory perfection that is Eine Kleine Nachtmusic.
Ten minutes later I am wide awake and reaching for my Ugg boots in the dark find myself getting up to make a cup of tea….