Now you see them, but they’re not there.

December 31, 2014

When you look at this optical illusion, you should see grey-black spots appearing at the places where white lines cross.

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Let me tell you now, in case you had any doubt,┬áthat those dots aren’t really there. I know this to be true. I can’t show you what it looks like without the dots though, because your eyes will always add the dots in. Read the rest of this entry »


2013 retrospective – a Ronseal post

December 31, 2013

I love writing about myself, else I wouldn’t have so many posts on this blog, but it’s the end of the year and I’m given to introspection, retrospection, and blowing my own trumpet. Read the rest of this entry »


Top ten off the bottom of the deck, 2012

December 31, 2012

This year has been utterly devastating for some, and thoroughly elating for others.

Rather than get a warmly self-congratulatory list of personal achievements together, it seems much more apposite to pick out ten abject failures (some mine) to celebrate the end of an interesting year. Read the rest of this entry »