Tag Archives: memory

I cannot teach him; the boy has no patience

This post is mainly for my brother, ‘Big M’. Its aim is to highlight a post I wrote in 2007, one about using pattern recognition to remember credit card personal identification numbers, a subject that came up in our meeting … Continue reading

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A reminiscence from World War II

In response to: Carrot Ranch May 14, 2020, flash fiction challenge: In 99 words (no more, no less), write a story that answers the question, “What’s the first thing that comes to mind when you are in absolute danger?” Go … Continue reading

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Tears in rain

I’ve seen things you people wouldn’t believe. Attack ships on fire off the shoulder of Orion. I watched C-beams glitter in the dark near the Tannhäuser Gate. All those moments will be lost in time like tears in rain. (Time … Continue reading

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Passwords: Pinning down the PINs

Are you any good at remembering numbers? Most people I’ve met say they’re not. What would you say if I said I had a way of remembering all the PINs on all of my credit and debit cards – a way that doesn’t require me … Continue reading

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