Thursday, April 28, 2005

amnoseia

"Can you remember a smell? Can you really really feel the smell in your nostrils and recall it on will? Ever tried it?"

9 comments:

shub said...

absolutely true. Smells evoke distant memories...of places...of people:)

phatichar said...

Shub: Yeah they do, especially of special events in ur life..for that matter, even the smaller occurrences, hmm?

GratisGab said...

Yes you can. The scent of emotion is a very strong one. Some smells will always take me back to a certain time...it's beautiful, the memory of this nose!!!

Ash said...

Oh yeah !

The disinfectant my granny uses in our ancestral home...

The smell of my dad's methi mutton curry ...

*sigh*

Akruti said...

Ya,they do have their stories to share,smells for sure take me back into the lanes of memories,make me wander off into those days of being with someone,makes me smile:) First time here and i loved u r post abt ur sweet little kid:)

phatichar said...

GRATIS: Smells are actually a great way of remembering a past incident. In fact they help us recall forgotten incidents as well!

ASH: Hey, girl...seein' u here after a long time. How've you been?

NEELIMA: Welcome aboard!

Sangeeta said...

yes..i remember smells..but i dont think i can recall it on will...
smells bring back memories...and memories bring back smells...i can smell my mom's sari all the time

The Meditating Lion said...

Oh YES YES YES!! THATS ME!!!! TOTALLY ME!!

phatichar said...

TML, Join the club :P