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Cowan's Classics with Rob Cowan 7pm - 9pm
30 November 2017, 16:27 | Updated: 30 November 2017, 16:49
Basically, it’s maths and holding your breath. Oh, and you’ve got loads of pipe cleaners.
At best a party trick, at worst a serious blindspot in your mathematical education.
Unless you’re planning on drinking several pints of beer through a straw, this is useless.
I’ll have the spaghetti. Y’know… presto.”
You live alone, but have a huge estate car with all the seats folded down so you can lug your tuba around. You are a musician.
Because you never know when your oboe’s pipe cleaners might suddenly become useful… Actually, you do. It’s never.
If you’ve been in that rehearsal too long, waiting for your single horn entry in an entire hour, you know all about this one.
Gotta keep those brass valves nice and slippery. Not sure what else they’re for.
‘Hmm, if I go a major third above that weird hum the shower makes… YES!!’
Got an insanely tiny screw that needs tightening in your house? Your local woodwind player should be able to help you.
Anyone feeling some existential dread? Maybe you’ve lost your love to a snowstorm? I’ve got just the thing…