WHO HASN’T WOKEN UP IN THE MORNING of an important examination, performance or presentation and wished something dramatic had taken place overnight – that you’d become smarter than you were when you went to sleep? I certainly have. ‘The Amazing Science of Instant Savants’ (page 24) looks at the mystery of the sudden turnaround of the lives of four people with astonishing abilities, each one born with an average level of intelligence.
Coincidence plays an important role in so many rescues, but the unexpected yet unbreakable common thread that ran through the events of this month’s Drama In Real Life, ‘Find My Son’ (page 42) is what makes this a particularly compelling rescue. With the clock ticking, three dads set out to search for a young driver feared lost in the Australian bush.
This month also marks a giant milestone for a company known to us all – Pilot Pen. Back in October 1918, the company launched its first personal pen. This month, it celebrates its 100th anniversary and speaking as a fervent journal writer since the age of eight, where would we be without our pen?