And your mind? Things aren’t always the way they appear. Although our mind is constantly trying to make sense of the world around us, it can sometimes get a little out of control and make us start to see things …literally. There is no magic involved, it’s all in your head.
1.- Rotating things
If you stare at the dot in the center and move your head away from the screen the rings will start to rotate. Now gradually get closer again… They change direction! Leer más “Can you trust your eyes?”
In 1987, Fairground Attraction released their first single, “Perfect“, on 28 March 1988. It was an immediate success, reaching number one in the UK, South Africa and Australia. The song was included on the band’s first album, The First of a Million Kisses, which was a blend of folk, jazz, country, and cajun elements (all but one of its songs being written by Nevin). Leer más “Perfect”
There was a country where they were all thieves.
At night everybody would leave home with skeleton keys and shaded lanterns and go and burgle a neighbour’s house. They’d get back at dawn, loaded, to find their own house had been robbed.
So everybody lived happily together, nobody lost out, since each stole from the other, and that other from another again, and so on and on until you got to a last person who stole from the first. Trade in the country inevitably involved cheating on the parts both of the buyer and the seller. The government was a criminal organization that stole from its subjects, and the subjects for their part were only interested in defrauding the government. Thus life went on smoothly, nobody was rich and nobody was poor. Leer más “Black Sheep”
The valley known as Sleepy Hollow hides from the world in the high hills of New York state. There are many stories told about the quiet valley. But the story that people believe most is about a man who rides a horse at night. The story says the man died many years ago during the American revolutionary war. His head was shot off. Every night he rises from his burial place, jumps on his horse and rides through the valley looking for his lost head. Leer más “The Legend of Sleepy Hollow”