Surprisingly town wasn’t as busy as I had expected on the last Saturday before Christmas. The papers called it Panic Saturday expecting people to be dashing around buying last minute presents. I must admit to still doing Christmas shopping on Christmas Eve before now, but now that shops are open longer hours it takes off some of the pressure. (more…)
Everything we do causes ripples. This was brought home to me by watching “Surprise, Surprise” on TV the other night. In case you don’t know of it, this is a fairly sloppy TV programme about rewarding people who have been doing charitable things in their lives. (more…)
Start looking for a new car one day and pretty soon you are seeing examples of that car everywhere you look. Same thing happens if you’ve just noticed a particular breed of dog on a walk in the park, soon afterwards you are seeing that dog breed everywhere you go. The effect is called a frequency illusion.