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The Trainer

The ambulance swerved around the first few corners as they reached the outer suburbs. It had been virtually all straight roads through the countryside and because their rescue mission had begun after midnight the traffic on the roads had been … Continue reading

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The Expedition

THE EXPEDITION “I am the albatross that waits for you at the end of the earth; I am the forgotten soul of the dead sailors who crossed Cape Horn from all the seas of the world; but they did not die in the … Continue reading

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The Pilot Car

THE PILOT CAR The ‘frontier’ was once a geographical classification: a desert, a mountain range, an axis of special representation. Metaphors such as ‘virgin land’ were coined to locate this as the place of the Other.  And still a kaleidoscope … Continue reading

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