Archive for April, 2017

Monkey and the Monk

Thursday, April 20th, 2017

A guard appears on the ledge above us, some forty feet up. That poses a bit of a quandary for us, particularly as our baboon carrying a rope has disappeared. We have to quickly work out how to get enough of us up to the ledge before the guard can raise the alarm. Pasha can […]

Do We Get Inspiration For Understanding This?

Thursday, April 6th, 2017

'You see someone looking down at you. He looks surprised. But not surprised.' 'What?' 'He's surprised, but not surprised.' 'Yeah, that's not helpful.' 'He is not surprised, but he looks surprised.' 'Oh. Oh! So he's not surprised enough to give us a mechanical advantage, but you want to convey his emotional surprise at seeing us. […]