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THE OMELET SEQUENCE - (pics 08-2015) ... in process
The shock affect of the phantasmagoric omelet 'face' was enhanced by two preceding events - one directly connected: the breaking of the egg; one not connected: the balancing bread, happened four days before, was different in nature but equally unusual and thus equally (but in a different way) equally shocking. The proximity of three unusual events - two intimately connected and the third equally strange - began to evoke a paranoid state of 'haunting'.
The sequence is shown below, starting with the most recent 'end-point' : the omelet face ....
INCIDENT - FINALE: THE FACE
A cut a big tomato in halves and put them in the frying-pan, she then poured in the whipped eggs (neither were placed or poured with positional intention) - she was shocked when the egg flowed around the tomatoes and the slightly convex pan centre, and a big face was laughing up at her !
INCIDENT - THE EGG WITH A HOLE
A lifted the third egg and its yolk was left in the box - she discovered the end of its shell was already broken off (a mouth-like hole).
INCIDENT (4 DAYS PREVIOUSLY) - UNCONNECTED TO THE OMELET (EXCEPT BY 'AMOUNT OF IMPROBABILITY'): THE DROPPED & BALANCING BREAD
A was sitting close to the breakfast table, a piece of
brittle toast broke in her hand, when she pulled away from the table to retrieve it from the floor she saw it was balanced securely
and centrally on the bar of the table's 'gate-leg'. It seemed extremely unlikely that the broken bread could fall from such a height and land securely on something so narrow (2cm),
and more than doubly unlikely that two had landed there.
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