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the pretty wine shop
the pretty wine shop
Beautiful sunset over Berlin today: pink, stippled like wet sand, and spacious. The man in the ...
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out of nowhere
out of nowhere
My dad trained me to be raped, by minor and persistent infringements which he would not ...
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her wild laugh, like birds
her wild laugh, like birds
My date took me to a bar that was open late. We sat round a splendid ...
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me too, yesterday
me too, yesterday
Monday morning I left my doors wearing a tiny skater skirt. I flung a leg over ...
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late night lemons
late night lemons
Late night supermarket in Berlin's wild west. Two pretty girls in their pretty outfits are queuing ...
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pedalling home
pedalling home
Pedalling home along a tree-lined street which is set aside for bicycles, I heard a crash. ...
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this German sweetness and its love
this German sweetness and its love
The best thing about living in Berlin so long and getting better with my German again ...
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walloped
walloped
I went to have my hearing tested. This became necessary because a man had walloped me ...
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everything in sequins
everything in sequins
Yesterday I was reading the paper over coffee in a huge, bleak market hall in Berlin. ...
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three little children
three little children
I was walking home up our rainy street when a woman popped her head up and ...
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our neighbour grief
our neighbour grief
Coming past the apartment below me I heard from the stairs the unmistakeable noises of grief. ...
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equinocturnal
equinocturnal
Today is the Autumn Equinox. As a southern hemispherian I decided to finally find out what ...
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for the ages
for the ages
I went to see Paul Kelly play Berlin. I was going with my girlfriend and the ...
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East German joy
East German joy
Today I was in a tiny bakery in Brandenburg and laid a ten euro note on ...
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late summerhaft
late summerhaft
Across town today I had the impulse to come through an overgrown island of trees that ...
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by force
by force
In an Italian cafe I saw two eight-year-olds locked in a passionate embrace. I had to ...
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we call it Berlin snout
we call it Berlin snout
In a second hand shop I tried on the superlong pair of creamy trousers that had ...
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heart attacked
heart attacked
I just got a letter from my mother explaining she has been in hospital for five ...