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Ghanaity
Ghanaity
Had to change trains twice to get home and I was reading Cranford by Elizabeth Gaskell, ...
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May Day, May Day
May Day, May Day
Two people made fuck, out on the concreted area in front of the apartments. I recognised ...
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The Great Fire
The Great Fire
Only Shirley Hazzard could end a novel by writing explicitly of a virgin woman's clitoris - ...
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music unfolds in the Funkhaus, live and barely planned
music unfolds in the Funkhaus, live and barely planned
Today we will be making a new song, the first towards Cathoel & the New Government's ...
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don’t stand so far from me
don’t stand so far from me
Och, my heart's pounding! I just queued in the supermarket next to a man taller than ...
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mansplendour
mansplendour
I was working in a cafe, head down, muttering the words aloud under my breath as ...
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hand to hand
hand to hand
I went to a new physiotherapist today for my injured hand, and experienced all the Germanness. ...
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this one time?
this one time?
I came home after a long day, festooned with groceries. The bench on the subway platform ...
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refugee dinner
refugee dinner
This is the lunch I had today, in a Saturday cafe set up by a refugees ...
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a virgin busker
a virgin busker
On the subway a woman suddenly opened her mouth and began to sing. Her voice was ...
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a Berlin evening, so cold, so sweet
a Berlin evening, so cold, so sweet
After an exceptionally difficult night and a day of doing difficult work, I said: I need ...
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it has sun
it has sun
In the cafe he showed me the pictures he had taken on his walk here, of ...
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the meagrely satisfying throne
the meagrely satisfying throne
He didn’t want to be President. Not if President means making sticky decisions, and being blamed ...
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pity flamingo
pity flamingo
Every week I cross town on the train and we pass a tower block of identical ...
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salami baby jesus
salami baby jesus
I may or may not have been down to the markets today to visit the man ...
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the young man with a long way to go
the young man with a long way to go
The young man in the place where we are staying is Moroccan and comes from the ...
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all for you
all for you
Alone in the house for the first time in days I feel a sadness descend and ...
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welcome, Auntie
welcome, Auntie
I've joined a Facebook group which posts pictures of people's dogs. The rules are long and ...