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Summertime

[flickr]photo:5954959569[/flickr] The summer is here to remind us, because we tend to forget. It is easy to forget in the winter, wrapped in layers upon layers of insulation, hibernating beneath the frozen cover of ice and frost, but in summer it is all around us, in the rub of sweaty flesh, the moist stench of […]

This Year We Make Contact

[flickr]photo:4276216682[/flickr] When the dust settled after the New Year and Christmas frenzy, one of the things I noted is that there were a total of three greeting cards in my work email and two on my private account. Rewind to last year – all active inboxes are overflowing with kitchy sparkles and humorous photoshop collages. […]

On the Recurring Nightmare of Being Trampled by the Living Dead

I honestly believed that those times were long gone. Things had taken on a certain impalpable gloss, a glamour of things almost working as they should, a system with all the tiny little cogs and wheels clicking and ticking in synchronicity, to the point where I could even count on relying on the actual timetables […]