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Notes & Dispatches

Christine Novosel reports from Glasgow on art school, apiary management, Brexit and being a junkyard dog. more

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Evelyn Everett-Green wrote novels for young people, of a morally improving nature. Her books were also meant to entertain, with tales of wholesome adventure and romance, often set in heroic times or picturesque locations. more

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Despite attempts to reattach my pinkie, I woke up with nine fingers. more

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"Had hardwoods and crown moulding / I thought I could afford. I signed the lease, / sick of driving everything I owned" more

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David Koulack spends Yom Kippur in a packed gymnasium in Paris among a beehive of activity and a cacophony of sound. more

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Eve Corbel draws emoji you can use when Mercury is in retrograde, when you've eaten too much hot sauce and during other specific times of need. more

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"A folder full of awards proves to the psychiatrist I wasn't always this way." more

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Angela Wheelock meets a stranger at a bus stop and discusses Rumi, Hafiz and other great poets who were terrible leaders. more

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Pansy shoes and power suits on parliament hill. more

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On Dorothy Parker Day we wear wool suits and little hats, smoke with cigarette holders and have a liver-coloured dachshund on a lead. more

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"At the back of the line a woman with no teeth was trying to hold an eighteen-pack of budget toilet paper with one hand." more

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From Jean Talon to Lenin’s Tomb more

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“If we paid protection money to the KGB, there’d be nothing left for salaries. And we call it the FSB now.” more

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Christine Novosel talks life in Scotland: "What Glasgow lacks in beauty and brains, it makes up for with wit and resilience." more

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"I stared in awe at the pink-petalled flowers of human tissue blossoming in the mass of a collapsed grey-brown lung as it was reinflated during a thoracotomy." more

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One of the advantages of life back then was that people had jobs that could be easily defined. None of your strategic walrus initiative development consultants or anything. more

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People are getting either sick or mad, or both. more

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A tarot card reading for John Franklin, Arctic explorer and Lieutenant-Governor of Van Diemen's Land, by Phoebe Tsang. more

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"Today your dog will decide to end things. Your dog, who is wearing a red vinyl jacket and is tied to the tree on the boulevard outside the thrift store." more

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Existential philosophy, gap year blues, retro-modern décor ennui and other problems faced by the upper class. more

POETRY

ADVICE FOR THE LIT-LORN
WRITING QUESTIONS, QUANDARIES & PICKLES

Does the phrase centre around, as in “the conversation centred around issues of freedom,” bug anyone but me? A centre is a fixed spot, and other stuff moves around it, right?

Lucy, Cyberspace

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