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No more Afraid: Now, Phobos, didn’t we meet? (3/3)

Image: Phobos from a mosaic in Halicarnassus, 4th century AD (@Theoi.com) The dedicated doctors and nurses attending George in the intensive care unit of Ottignies hospital that spring of 2021 had become extremely concerned for his life. Patricia had been … Continue reading

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No more Afraid: is the Blank white or black? (2/3)

Image: Black and White by Malevich (@Pixels) “March the sixteenth 2021!” announced George that morning, finding it rather ironic that, exactly one year since the lockdown began, Lecomte should send one of his percussive e-mails rattling off that ‘the team’ … Continue reading

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No more Afraid: the hidden mystery of Health (1/3)

“You know what’s going to happen next, don’t you” said George, in the middle of a news bulletin, at the start of the UK’s roll-out of the vaccination programme in early 2021, with the promise of a way out of … Continue reading

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An Ode to Plumbers who learn Greek (retro-fitted, luv, in Greek dactylic hexameter*)

Enoch², oh, never did I like his Odious Racism and Hate! But then I heard him speak, one day on Bee-Bee-Cee Radio, that time The interviewer asked him: “Today What’s the point Teaching Ancient Greek?”

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El arte del reflejo: un descubrimiento bruselense

En tiempos remotos, tanto que no ha quedado registro escrito de ello, vivía en el actual emplazamiento de Bruselas, que entonces era un gran bosque, un pueblo pragmático y poco dispuesto a la reflexión que pasaba lo más claro de … Continue reading

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