I went to a bookstore yesterday, looking up lists of animals, objects, and mythological characters that might fit in my mnemonic system.
Yesterday, I went to the de Young Museum in San Francisco to collect mnemonic images for my memory system.
I’ve struggled for many months to fill out all the images needed for my main memory system. I’ve been through many books and Wikipedia, but still have about 1000 images to go. In the meantime I’m using a simpler 2-digit/single-card system.
Since museums are storehouses of the most interesting objects and art in a society, I figured that the museum would have many ideas for mnemonic images. I also found some objects at the museum to help make existing images more vivid.