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┬áto 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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