Okay, that was weird.
Everybody gets those moments of "oh I've seen this before", like when the cat flickers and suddenly moves back to a previous position and replays.
But this one went on uncomfortably too long. I got the "seen it before" feeling while looking at a particular arrangement of windows on the computer. Then I did something else and that was part of it. Then I thought "deja vu all over again" and nearly screamed as that was part of the replay too.
And I knew I had to do something different because the original version ended badly.
So I wrote this. Which wasn't in the original. Phew.
Now I really need to be doing some original writing on Tec.
What's on the turntable? "Reflections" by Gordon Giltrap from "Perilous Journey"
I used to get attacks of serious deja vu when I was younger. Turned out I have temporal lobe epilepsy. It's them lobes that are responsible for your sense of 'now' and 'before' and 'future'.
I'm one of the lucky ones - my epilepsy is fully controlled with an innocuous dose of a drug invented by a German geezer in 1908.
I don't miss it. But TLE hallucinations can be utterly incredible.
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