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Touching the Senses: Smell

“Researchers plan library of scents from plague repellents to early tobacco”

In the works: an online encyclopedia of European odors between the 16th and early 20th centuries.

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On Writing


Now that I have your attention – allow me to walk you through a cook’s journey of experiences that activate the senses. One of the most amazing aspects of the human mind is its capacity to store and remember every single experience from birth to last breath. 1,216 more words

The smell of failure

When my sense of smell does occasionally come back, it can be weirdly specific and perverse. It can feel like being trolled by your own senses, because it seems to pick on only unpleasant smells. 708 more words


Good for what ails you.

Or, more to the point, for what you didn’t even know was ailing you until you see something that professes to cure you of it and you realise it was ailing you all along. 719 more words

Sudden Bloodhound

I am normally a bit oblivious

to many things;

if it doesn’t stink or scream

don’t expect me to notice it

(and even then, it’s got to stink pretty badly… 117 more words


Sense of smell? It controls what you spend and who you love?

Your sense of smell controls what you spend and who you love

Does this means when you lose this sense of smell your spending and falling in love habits are thrown into chaos? 2,447 more words

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Humility and Grace

This morning started off in a Murphy’s Law mode. I got out of bed, tripped over my own two feet, accidentally nailed my big toe against the end of my bed and writhed in agony because I had managed to hit the one toe that had been injured not long ago. 1,422 more words

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