Monthly Archives: March, 2011


From the Smiter Archives, Feb. 17, 2001 Not too long ago I was having a sulk about my snail-like progress in my karate classes (I’ve been a Yellow Belt — the next-to-lowest level — for longer than most of you have had adult teeth), and about the difficulties of getting down to the hard slogging …

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December is blue, joy is yellow

The second part of my Synaesthesia Test arrived from Cambridge University a couple of weeks ago, and yesterday I finally had a couple of hours to sit down and do it. It was actually even more fun than I imagined it would be, for reasons I shall explain in a moment. This section consists of two …

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