Category Archives: Sense

Once Upon a Smell

Does a certain smell evoke a particular memory for you? Does it bring someone to the forefront of your mind? Does it trigger a fear or something unpleasant? In the 1946 film ‘A Matter of Life and Death’, David Niven’s … Continue reading

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Wil o’ the Whiff

My sense of smell is pretty acute, though obviously from a dog’s point of view it’s actually pathetic. However, I am sure most of us have had an encounter of the smelly kind and in some instances have found it … Continue reading

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Ears and Nose effect!

The fair was definitely bigger than last year, and whereas Maggie had been curious to go and check out all those interesting smells last time, last night she was not so keen. The food vans were out in force: burgers, hot … Continue reading

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Stop! Think!

Everything is harder When you’re tired. Nothing is a pleasure, When tiredness takes over. Little niggles become mountains When sleep has been deprived, Tempers have no fuse and blow When rest has been denied. People can be tiresome And Patience … Continue reading

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Dream or Reality?

I hope there is not bad news on the horizon as this is the second dream I’ve had this week about possessions of the deceased and memories attached. I woke up crying actually. In my dream, I was working in … Continue reading

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Watchdog.

No matter how careful (or clever) we are in putting her off, Maggie knows the time. When I was working, our previous dog would lie at the front door about five minutes before I was due to get home. Maggie … Continue reading

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Never forget

I walked Maggie along the Avenue this morning, and for once did not encounter a single dog walker. People were waiting at the bus stop, and a guy passed me on his mobility scooter (could be an interesting race that, … Continue reading

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Extra Sense

Hubby said an interesting thing on our walk this morning, that I had missed a couple of ‘senses’ in my recent posts. We’re taking about Inner senses (definition: capacity of the mind to be aware of its own states; consciousness; … Continue reading

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It all makes sense now

So there you have it, my take on the five senses, Touch, Sight, Taste, Smell, and Hearing. In writing these, I have learned something more about myself and my view of life. I had once thought that if I lost … Continue reading

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Sounds of the Day

One thing guaranteed to make me smile is the sound of children laughing. Not forced Hahahas, but genuine giggles. It has a magical ring and cannot fail to put me in a good mood. Sound is all around us but … Continue reading

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