Clocks and More Clocks by Pat Hutchins

In Clocks and More Clocks, the protagonist Mr. Higgins has a problem. He has a clock on every floor of his four-storey house, but when he goes around the house to check on them, they each show him a different time. Yet when he asks a clockmaker for help, he is told that they are all in perfect working order. What’s going on?

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Clockwise by Sara Pinto

It’s a little ironic that the two- or three-handed clock or wristwatch has become somewhat anachronistic now that time is readily provided on digital watches, laptops and mobile phones, to name a few common “screens”. But as convenient as it has become to simply read off the time digitally, I still believe that knowing how to tell time with a real clock is important. 

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