CDL 36: Same old faces

Same old faces

Outside cadging money and day-dreaming at school, Billy has no positive interests. His greatest fear is ending up working down the pit as a coal miner. At that time, British miners were amongst the lowest paid workers in the developed world. But he has no apparent escape route from what would ultimately be his fate. That is until he finds an outlet from his pitiful existence through training a chicken that he takes from a nest on a farm. His interest in learning prompts Billy to steal a book from a secondhand book shop as he cannot get a borrower’s card.

CDL 35: Nearly Sleep

Cinema du Lyon makes no promises, it merely casts a flickering light upon the screen. Nonetheless, Cinema du Lyon announces the proximity of a festival blessed with the presence of both day and night, and the arrival of des arts nouveaux in the very near future.

While birds sleep, bats and owls fly, foxes and badgers forage and rut. In this way the cycle of nature is maintained.

CDL 27: I nearly forgot


Interference theory refers to the idea that forgetting occurs because the recall of certain items interferes with the recall of other items. In nature, the interfering items are said to originate from an over stimulating environment. Interference theory exists in three branches,Proactive, Retroactive and Output. Retroactive and Proactive inhibition each referring in contrast to the other.