We had a trip down to London yesterday. I always enjoy my return visits; having lived there for a number of years I find a comforting familiarity to the streets. I still know my way around the tube system without having to pause in front of the maps. (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.