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p 58

31/10 Houdini died ‘from a punch
in the stomach by a student in front of
100 people’

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the train to Margate is a myth. monitors
show different times. people just sit on the
platform patiently (in an icy wind). I get a refund and go
to the ‘Goods Shed’ for coffee (the market).
It’s 45 minutes since ‘breakfast’ and 45 before
‘lunch’.

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I do not miss my country

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the sense of a different time-frame. In 1992
when we spent three months in Britain it felt
like a long time. We’ve been here now two
months: in one sense it seems not so long
at all, yet in another sense a great deal seems
to have happened. In 1992 I kept a proper
diary, a page at least of description every
day.

. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . but this is:



    

 


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