Monthly Archives: October 2014

Ghost Rabbits In The Eye

We usually feel, and talk, as if each sense is independent of the others. But really they are connected. How could it be otherwise? The sense we make of our senses has evolved to deal with a single external reality … Continue reading

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How’s The Mincers?

Recently a friend asked, “How’s the mincers?” “The mincers are good”, I replied. “But there’s no improvement in the watch and chain.” It’s Cockney rhyming slang. Mincers=mince pies=eyes. Watch and chain=brain. I get the same question most days (although not … Continue reading

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In Memoriam: A Friend Born 147 Years Ago

This is Partialinsight’s Hundredth Post. Having a stroke made me become more memorious, and I decided to give way to it, with this result. When I was 14 the oldest person I knew was Mr Smith. He lived in a … Continue reading

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