Carine Hartman
Chief sub-editor
2 minute read
9 Oct 2021
6:30 am

Dance to the music of life, hard as it is

Carine Hartman

Music is what makes us lose ourselves; forget life; dance to life.

Photo: AFP/Ida Marie Odgaard/Ritzau Scanpix

Words – that’s my weapon I use every week, wondering if they will tickle you; touch you. But I learnt a new powerful word this week: music. And my friend taught me that through her tears at her husband’s funeral. I know her, not him. I know how she likes her coffee, what makes her laugh, revel in her love for her children, especially the one that lives far, far away and made her the very proud grandmother of a baby she hasn’t even met yet nearly a year later. And, of course, I know about her Danie, but only...