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immortal thighs [chronicles of infection, 2017四月]

For life and death are one, even as the river and the sea are one. – Khalil Gibran A few weeks ago it happened. I had been sitting down for a long time at my desk, neck muscles beginning to … Continue reading

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Ningues [Chron. of Dis/Inf., jan17]

January 5th and it finally feels like winter proper: snow, minimal, but still definitely that white stuff that has no business down here in the cities; swirling flurries that cut your vision short and make you regret riding your bicycle … Continue reading

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A Geological approach VS the Post-Factual stance [Chronicles of Dis/Infection, Nov2016]

In a certain limited, metaphorical sense, this seems to me the oppsite of the most recent age that is being declared. Maybe not declared by scientists who put in their vote for the Anthropocene, nor by frothing-at-the-mouth religious types who … Continue reading

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A Spot of Tennis [nov 2016]

The depressing thing about tennis is that no matter how good I get, I’ll never be as good as a wall. – Mitch Hedberg     After two decades and change of having given up on practicing the sport, I … Continue reading

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Room temperature circumbendibus [Chron. of D/I, sep2016]

come back believer in shade believer in silence and elegance believer in ferns believer in patience believer in the rain – w. s. merwin Last week a message reached me on my phone. Many messages reached me but this one … Continue reading

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Isola Farniente & back again [Chronicles of Dis/Infection, jul2017]

Deep summer is when laziness finds respectability. – sam keen I like the word ‘indolence’. It makes my laziness seem classy. – bernard williams     As much as I’d like to call my partner in amore my designated “native … Continue reading

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Commuting, aka the eternal drag [Chronicles of Dis/Infection, Mar2016]

  For many people, commuting is the worst part of the day, and policies that can make commuting shorter and more convenient would be a straightforward way to reduce minor but widespread suffering. –  Nassim Nicholas Taleb OR Daniel Kahneman … Continue reading

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