Monthly Archives: January 2010

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January 31st Image, 2010

There’s a tiny bit more background on this image on flickr. As usual, if you like your images without context, don’t click. :-) http://www.flickr.com/photos/georgelondon/4199917119 Tweet

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The Short Cut Through

Carlisle sat on the bench, waiting. Autumn drizzled against his jacket, as he listened to the splashing water of the memorial fountain. The sound lulled him. “You know, that thing wasn’t working all summer.” The voice broke across his meditative wanderings, and he looked round

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The Diener

Samuel Esposito stretched back in the wheeled office chair, making it creak as if it were about to collapse under his weight. He extended his legs in front of him as he cradled the phone receiver between his ear and shoulder and tried to finish

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Ends

You walk so fast, those long legs of yours, you’re always leaving me behind. It used to annoy me or make me sad but now it’s just a matter of course. Except it is sad, I suppose, that you walking away from me has become

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The Red Eye

He wasn’t sure what was more disturbing, the lack of people or the lack of things. He’d woken that morning to find the city not only deserted, but stripped bare. Shops, houses, office blocks, they’d all been left as empty shells. Just a few scraps

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Chronesthesia

The reports were understandably difficult to believe. A public that occasionally saw a revival in moon landing conspiracies found itself reexamining old footage again, in addition to the images coming back over the stream. It was empty. How long had it been empty? Pripyat was

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Saint Erasmus

I was born here. Hell, before even that I was conceived here. This is where I was for most of a year. Day and night. Right here. And whether it was light or dark, it was pretty much always damp and stinky and cold. However