“I loved it when you brought the giant mutant conker to the table”.
“Time slowed down. Normally I wolf through dessert, but this time I savoured the taste”“I felt vulnerable, exposed. Like everybody else was looking at me with their blindfolds off”“I liked it. It meant I could concentrate on my dessert without talking to anybody else”“Because I couldn’t see, I didn’t realise that I could eat the hard chocolate base, I thought it was the bottom of the dish, then I realised I could dig further”
“I went to ‘Dans le Noir’ (a restaurant in Clerkenwell where you eat in darkness and the staff are blind). There, I noticed everybody talked louder, as if having their other senses deprived meant that they had to compensate.”
One girl asked if she could take her blindfold home, her boyfriend “had plans”.