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The Best Seats in the House

At sunset the best seats in the house (metaphorically speaking) turned out to occupy a waterfront graveyard. This snippet of synesthesia—the musical sunset–brought to mind the story of death (lower case “d” intended; Saramago fans will understand) and the cellist. … Continue reading

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Murder in a Small Town

When I dropped my daughter off at school yesterday morning, police and campus security were cordoning off huge sections of Exeter in anticipation of a Town Hall visit by the Vice-President.   It was a rote and reasonable plan for … Continue reading

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