Primary tumours of the heart are rare. Three fourths of these tumours are benign, and nearly half of these benign tumours are myxomas. Embolisation from left atrial myxoma to the cerebral hemispheres, brainstem, cerebellum, retina and spinal cord has been recorded. Embolisation may take the form of a transient ischaemic attack or infarction. We discuss here a case of multiple cerebral metastatic deposits of a cardiac myxoma, which presented as focal fits several years after resection of the primary tumour.