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Synaesthesia or Ideaesthesia?

For many years now, I have described myself as a synaesthete. For those unfamiliar with the term, it refers to someone who experiences a mixing of the senses: people who can taste music, or hear colors. 1,260 more words


I Am Not A Spectator

Today is Monday, April 24, 2017.

Quote of the Day

“It’s kind of fun to do the impossible.” ~ Walt Disney

Word of the Day… 1,042 more words


My Grapheme Syn: An Introduction

In my post about St. Patrick’s Day dates, I mentioned my grapheme synesthesia, so I thought I’d do a more detailed post about it. The header image features my grapheme colors, but here they are again. 1,471 more words


7:56 pm, April 22, 2017. She hears line and colour.

I am seeing a jazz legend in a few minutes. I cannot breathe without jazz, let alone draw without it. My drawings are actually jazz tunes, improvs, rehearsals. 9 more words

Self Portraits

"My Chest Hurts - Bacterial Tracheitis"

As a synesthete, if I care to “look” at what I feel, I can draw it.  This is what a sore chest felt like.    It was all sort of squeezey pressure with points of pain like a very sore throat in the wrong place.  38 more words


This Man Sees Music As Color (Literally)

He was in elementary school when he first realized that not everybody saw music as color. Not everybody witnessed ribbons of green when they heard a C-note, or indigo when they heard a G sharp. 449 more words