Issue Four page 28 10 Comments “…because I’m not wearing any pants.” C’mon, Michelle, how can you be bored now ? Synesthesia is one damn crazy magical thing ! Okay, less than growing wings and lion paws, but still. Yeah, but I think all of us have had that teacher or professor that can make even incredibly interesting subjects incredibly dull. Chewing on metallic necklaces while bored? I’ve found a kindred spirit. I think it’s a bad idea with her, supper sharp teeth and all. Not the least because it’s her medallion. Nice to see a synesthesia reference around! I wish schools actually taught about it, I never learned about it until my estranged birth father forwarded me an article about it. I have personification synesthesia, and I thought I was right insane most of my life. My brand of personification doesn’t apply to words/letters, but to images and objects in general. Anything I see somehow has a personality and voice of its own, and sometimes I can even hear them talk. Makes bedtime amusing, hearing the desk and lamp squabbling like old couples. Pretty useful for designing characters, I just give them the personality and voice that the image of them gives me. Oh… do you have a blog or a web site where you talk about it? I will be lecturing on synesthesia in the last third of my course, and my students always love first-hand accounts! I actually mentioned it in response to a question earlier in the class, and that was met with a lot of interest. No, but you can interview me online. firstname.lastname@example.org Hope it’s not too late. I have a sound-colour synaesthesia that only really works for music most of the time. And a couple other minor ones like some meat smells occasionally cause colours… I used to think it was just normal until someone came home with “a great article” they found about “a really wierd phenomenon”… Now I just use it to play up how wierd I am– !!!! I get it now! You’re using synaesthesia as symbolic of turning! Ah, that’s what I’m like in class, only I can only daydream about flying. Leave a Reply Cancel reply Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked * Name * Email * Website Comment You may use these HTML tags and attributes: <a href="" title=""> <abbr title=""> <acronym title=""> <b> <blockquote cite=""> <cite> <code> <del datetime=""> <em> <i> <q cite=""> <strike> <strong> Notify me of follow-up comments by email. Notify me of new posts by email.