l : Listen
T t t t clck tck CLUCK tck t uck t ck t T
TCK CK tck t t tck t ck t
t t t t t tck ck T T ck TCK
The globular ‘hands’ are not perfectly spherical, and not the same size, plus the magnets inside move in unpredictable and irregular steps. The clock keeps time, but the ticking doesn’t. More friendly than the alarm clock with its relentless purr and imminent threat.
I am, however, slightly concerned to find I have got to fifty posts on this theme.