Popcorn or dirty socks?

Finding words for the sensate is one of our greatest linguistic challenges. The description is on the tip of our tongues, brushing the edges of our sensory memories, tingling in our fingertips. Often the sensory doesn’t need description – a delicious meal eaten in silent appreciation, someone’s pain written in the creases of their face….

Adrià’s Synaesthesia

What would the note B look like if you would have to give the note a colour? And the E? Synaesthesia comes in many different forms. ‘Hearing’ colours seems to be most common among musicians. There are also people who see colours when tasting food. When given the choice, we all can learn a little…