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a Washington D.C. diary, of sorts

There is a man who walks very slowly down my street every morning. He never walks on the pavement, always the road, keeping close to the parked cars. I spotted him once downtown. He’s not hard to miss. Dressed completely in black, … Continue reading

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run hebe run

Every Sunday morning, bright and early, I try to get out for a run. It is a great way to sweat out any residual alcohol, and also to gauge just how much fun took place in the neighbourhood the night before. … Continue reading

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miami

As I raised the fork to my mouth, my eyes flickered, distracted by something to my right. The man sitting across from me in the cafe had finished his meal and was making odd hand movements in front of his … Continue reading

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The Motorcycle Diaries, revisited

Day One. I had the raging shits and my face had broken out in an anxiety rash. Stuck to the loo and shedding skin like a snake, I began to fear that I would spend the rest of my life … Continue reading

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he said, she said

“Ugh, this train smells of piss!” whined the woman, struggling to get her case into the overhead bin. “Well, what did you expect?” her companion snapped at her. “It’s Amtrak, of course it smells of piss”. He whipped off his sunglasses, … Continue reading

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