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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 ...
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the crimes of President Trump, as listed in the Declaration of Independence
the crimes of President Trump, as listed in the Declaration of Independence
The Declaration of Independence lists crimes against the American people which drove them to reject British ...
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graffiti confetti butt
graffiti confetti butt
I was cycling along the river where the water mets the trees, there is a little ...
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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 ...