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Childhood memories

Sharp eyed viewers will good memories will have spotted tributes to XKCD cartoons in previous videos I have uploaded.  The Christmas season had me thinking about what’s different now compared to when I was a child.

You know how when you’re a child everything seems so big and when you go back to visit places from your childhood things can seem so small?  There’s a particular XKCD comic that sums up how subjective our sense of size is and the difference in perspective that adulthood brings:

http://xkcd.com/255/

And there’s a park I know that also illustrates the point perfectly.  I shot this video to show what I mean:

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