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Are You A Synesthete?

Recently, I came home from work, fed my cats then went upstairs to get ready to go out. As I came down the stairs I said to myself “Their dinner smells loud”. I didn’t realise what I had said straight away but then I thought that was a better description than “strong”. It did actually…

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A Cyclist Conundrum

If (oh, sorry, how stupid of me) WHEN cyclists go the wrong way up a one way street on the pavement, are they breaking one law or two?  I saw 3 of them do it today.  (I’m trying very hard not to use exclamation marks)  Unbelieeeeeevable!!!  Nah, couldn’t resist them.   :-D I wrote a poem…

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Stonehenge – and the Way Things Go Full Circle!

Yesterday, I saw a very interesting TV programme about Stonehenge (the ancient standing stone circle in Wiltshire, England).  You can watch it here for the next 5 days.  It was lovely to see the presenter, Alastair Sooke, deal sensitively with the Druids who celebrate the summer solstice at Stonehenge.  There was even a little bit about Marc…