Where Are We Now?
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Where Are We Now?

I have been walking through Tokyo to the rhythm of David Bowie’s Where Are We Now. My walks, like the song, are a steady rereading of place names remembered, retreaded; names that are memories and walking through them just to feel their familiarity. Just walking the dead. When he sings, “had to get the train … Continue reading

MCA
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MCA

RIP Adam Yauch. ——————- My Beastie Boys story is an indirect one. I never met them or even saw them live. They just happened to form a backdrop to one summer 14 years ago. It was 1998 and Intergalactic had just been released. I was working as a nurse’s aide in the dementia unit of … Continue reading