Memories of Travels in Time
Do you remember when the wardrobe was a time machine? When the most exciting thing was to be the Roman soldier the teacher had been wittering on about for the week before? Well, actually the most exciting thing was to be able to boss your cousins because you knew what it was like in the Roman times and they didn’t, because they didn’t go to your school.
Then the time machines, they became books, remember? Stories that transported you to places far away in time.
Now I cannot say I have been on a time machine, but I know that I remember things that I shouldn’t know. Like reading a story and thinking, interesting that is how you thought it was because I don’t feel you have remembered it correctly. And real things, I was riding down the street on my bike this afternoon thinking what a beautiful day it was for cycling. At the shop I had had a stilted conversation about it being a beautiful day for cycling,... Read more...