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Tuesday, November 18, 2008

What's that Smell?

Smells are very evocative ... most periods in your life can be recreated instantly when you smell something associated with the time. It's odd, because you do get an instant replay of the atmosphere ... the feelings ... the ambience.

It's hard to know what word best describes what happens, but you're hit with a rush of memories that are often so vivid, you feel as if the occasion only just occurred.

I'm sure you can do a better job of explaining the evocative power of smells ... Add your tuppence worth now. Click on the Comments button to add your memories evoked by smells ...

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2 Comments:

Blogger Rødli said...

smells of freshly mowed grass on a summer's day. the smell of just harvested grain sitting in the truck bin. the smell of person who has just come in from the outside and does not smoke. the smell of a campfire's smoke.

Mon. Jan. 05, 12:17:00 pm AEST  
Blogger Montdeux said...

The above reminds me a dearly loved sister of mine who offered to cook for me, in exchange for the chance to watch an NZAllBlacks/SouthAfricanSpringboks match on my Cable TV!
Anyway, my sister prepared the meal but forgot to air the kitchen while doing this! Well, you can imagine what my kitchen/dining room area smelled like the following day!!!:(

Mon. Aug. 23, 09:59:00 am AEST  

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