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A quaint, colonial stay

Sitting outside an ice cream parlour along the cobbled streets of this colonial town our table and chairs were on the wonk, dipping into the crevices left by years of neglect as homage to its history. The crisp, white buildings … Continue reading

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Husband Meets Japan, An Interview

I couldn’t believe it when I learned my husband, Thad, would be flying back to Asia after less than two months of resettling in New York. Thad’s animated short film, Taking the Plunge, won a Student Academy Award and was … Continue reading

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The people’s market

A house for the selling of people Slaughter house again The smiling tourist sees only colour History is buried six feet under Model market for the model citizen None the wiser. I scream from aching heart Black children stretched along … Continue reading

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Hang Gliding in Rio de Janeiro – Brazil

So I decided to take the leap (literally!) and try out hang gliding for the first time whilst in Rio. I’m feeling pretty used to being in the air now but contained in a tin can shooting through the sky, … Continue reading

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