As an amateur musician, people often tell me how much they would love to have learnt a musical intrument when they were a child.
Well, it's never too late...and it doesn't have to cost a fortune. Forget the price of an instrument or music lessons...why not learn to play the cups! What's even better is that you can reuse yogurt pots or other plastic containers - great for those of us slimming our bins.
We're late in discovering this musical style (we do live in rural Wiltshire after all) but Daughter had a very happy week recently, teaching herself the cups. She'd spent the previous week trying to convince me that she 'needed' a tablet (the computery kind) in order to be able to play some particular computer game or other, so it was refreshing to see that a plastic cup could provide that much entertainment.
Here's one of her performances (not too polished as one of the cups skids out of control in the middle, but is successfully recovered), playing along to one of the Youtube videos she learnt from (that's not us singing!):