Fine Motor Task -> Scene -> Semantically-related Concept
Fine Motor Task -> Scene and also a concept that is semantically related to the scene
Descriptions of my observations of this type
Lifting and straining pasta out of hot water in saucepan with a slotted spoon -> a scene of the east end of Perth Entertainment Centre as it was when it was operating (1980s?) -> the concept of the pop star Madonna during her pointy bra period and the concept of her fans at the time being unpleasantly obsessive, and what exactly is wrong with being obsessive anyway?
Scraping sticking skin of a roast chicken from the roasting pan with metal tongs -> a scene of Dumas House as viewed from Havelock Street in West Perth and the concept of computer geeks working in respectable jobs
Dumas House is or was I believe a place where public servants in the tax department work or worked, a place that I could imagine a computer geek working. It is also not too far from what used to be the location of a training college for computer programmers. I believe this is the semantic link between Dumas House and the concept of employed computer geeks.
Scraping the very last bits of peanut paste from the side of a plastic jar with a knife -> a scene of Leighton Beach and the concept of “The Pushbike Song” which was an Australian hit in the 1970s when I was a young child.
Leighton Beach is a place that I’ve rarely swum at, but have ridden past on a bicycle a few times, in North Fremantle. The exact same chore trigger has also evoked a scene of an area of North Fremantle between Stirling Hwy and the limestone cliffs along the Swan River, an area which I once explored at least 20 years ago on a bicycle. There are obvious connections between the places evoked (both in North Freo) and the memory and the concept of riding a bicycle.
Picking out the darkest, crunchiest French fry from a pack from McDonalds -> a scene of the staircase in the home of our next-door neighbours from when I was a child, and the concept of deliberately offensive and confronting performance and conceptual art
Plucking carefully selected chips from a packet of potato crisps -> a scene of the staircase in the home of our next-door neighbours from when I was a child, and the concept of deliberately offensive and confronting performance and conceptual art
It is not obvious how the concept of the offensive art might be connected with the scene. Possibly the link is that I have always thought of our past next-door neighbours as the archetypal nice, respectable, middle-class, religious people who would be deeply offended by such art.