Emmerdale's special episode was ground-breaking. As the episode kicked off, we immediately saw Ashley switching from one place to another as he left hospital. One minute in pyjamas, the next in his day clothes. This captured his own reality and exasperating memory problems and confusion - even viewers on Twitter questioned Emmerdale's continuity - but it was all completely intentional.
My mother is a time traveller. But she is not a Time Lord, orchestrating time, selecting her time and location on the TARDIS interface. The klaxons that are sounding in her head are instead fragmenting time, so she becomes subject to its will, marooned in the mid-1930s, looking through an increasingly opaque window onto the present.
Having lost my wife's car keys this weekend - I forgot I put them on a café table when we were out shopping - I can testify that forgetfulness is something we are afflicted by throughout life. As anyone who has experienced dementia in a loved one will be quick to tell you, we are not talking about forgetting where our keys are, but rather what keys are for.
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You are stuck in a busy, noisy, unfamiliar building. You are unsure of where you are or even what time of year it is. All the corridors look the same. You find it hard to judge how far away the floor is. You can't remember where the toilets are. You can't remember why you're here. You feel a rising sense of panic as you search for clues to where you are, and even who you are.