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The City and the Village Part I, a short story from China.

The City and the Village Part I, a short story from China. After a prolonged period of stability, I finally bid farewell to Belgium in the summer of 2009. Uninspired by life in grey, uneventful Brussels, my girl and I headed off to China for an unforgettable year of teaching and traveling. “Oh wow!” cried […]

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Give Me Money!!! A short story from China.

Give Me Money!!! A short story from China. After a prolonged period of stability, I finally bid farewell to Belgium in the summer of 2009. Uninspired by life in grey, uneventful Brussels, my girl and I headed off to China for an unforgettable year of teaching and traveling. Battling through the rush hour melee at […]

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Noodles and Rice, a short story from China.

Noodles and Rice, a short story from China. After a prolonged period of stability, I finally bid farewell to Belgium in the summer of 2009. Uninspired by life in grey, uneventful Brussels, my girl and I headed off to China for an unforgettable year of teaching and traveling. I was on the verge of blissful […]

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The Slovak Files, a short story from Slovakia.

The Slovak Files, a short story from Slovakia. In September 2002 I rocked up in Bratislava with a couple of bags and just enough cash to last until my first pay check. And so unfolded one of the great years of my life… —— “All packed up?’’ asked Goldblum from the hallway as I dropped […]

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Minx Manor, a short story from Slovakia.

Minx Manor, a short story from Slovakia. In September 2002 I rocked up in Bratislava with a couple of bags and just enough cash to last until my first pay check. And so unfolded one of the great years of my life… —— ‘‘Minx alert!” announced Goldblum one morning, arriving at our table with a […]

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Me Fish Be Dead, a short story from Slovakia.

Me Fish Be Dead, a short story from Slovakia. In September 2002 I rocked up in Bratislava with a couple of bags and just enough cash to last until my first pay check. And so unfolded one of the great years of my life… —— ‘‘How’s your love life Lignon?’’ asked Irish Mike one night […]

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The Last King of Sturovo, a short story from Slovakia.

The Last King of Sturovo, a short story from Slovakia. In September 2002 I rocked up in Bratislava with a couple of bags and just enough cash to last until my first pay check. And so unfolded one of the great years of my life… —— “Ah, Leighton! Do you have a moment?’’ I’d just finished […]

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Road Trip Part I, a short story from Slovakia.

Road Trip Part I, a short story from Slovakia. In September 2002 I rocked up in Bratislava with a couple of bags and just enough cash to last until my first pay check. And so unfolded one of the great years of my life… —— ‘‘Road trip!!!’’ cried Myles, slapping both hands down on my […]

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