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Author Archives: Katarina
Rumor has it Brussels eats Frogs Legs.
“I told you we should not eat frogs legs for dinner if we wanted to taste those strong beers,” Zuzi said late in the morning, a ringing headache obscuring the clarity of her mind. “I am a tourist, so I … Continue reading
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The Night of Keira
St. Gilles was drowning in the darkness of a late autumn evening and damped in a cold rain. That – plus the late pandemic era made the neighbourhood, otherwise lively, a half-deserted place. The pubs were open for those who could … Continue reading
Posted in In the mirror, Katarina, Observing Brussels Leave a comment
Who is the Plumber?
We are storytellers. Not just we, the writers, but we, the humans. We put a story on and around everything and believe it to an astonishing degree. Stories also serve to simplify and understand a situation. It is overwhelming how different … Continue reading
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The Three Swans of 2022
At the primary school, we learnt to write the number 2 visualizing the shape of a swan. I do not know why. To make the tedious repetitive task more appealing? A row of swans in my lined notebook, each one … Continue reading
Posted in Afraid no longer, Katarina, Life is simple Leave a comment
Linda (is afraid no longer).
No longer afraid of what? Well, read. Linda stepped out of the front door, turned, and almost bumped into a man. “Sorry,” she murmured headphones on, not ready for a conversation. The man was moving his lips; he obviously was … Continue reading
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