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The journey home

It’s 10am. I’m standing downstairs near my daughter’s apartment, surrounded by suitcases (“soupcases” in the dialect of twins) waiting for the taxi to the airport. We are going to the airport unaccompanied. We’ve said our farewells. At checkin we watch … Continue reading

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Packing up a year: a journal of departure

As this post appears, I am actually back in Potato Point. My chronology is warped by packing up my Warsaw home and settling into my Australian one. There’ll be two more posts here before I relocate in cyberspace as well. … Continue reading

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Small pleasures 

Let me catalogue them A drink on a hot day Lemoniada z bzu it was called. In groping English the man in the white shirt behind the counter described it to me. “It is  …  between sweet and bitter … … Continue reading

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