Monthly Archives: November 2014

The Creator of Yerevan

Postcard from Yerevan When I arrived in Yerevan I began to construct a new city; it is very similar to the Yerevan on my city tourist map and it is similar to the Yerevan of the people who have lived … Continue reading

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Gods Tears

Postcard from Yerevan I was dining with a friend. She told me that three of her friends had been hit by a car at 3am crossing Tumanyan St last night. The road must have been deserted at that time, it has four … Continue reading

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Of Swans and Wolves

Postcard from Yerevan My fourth floor balcony in the center of Yerevan overlooks a small man-made lake. It is called Swan Lake and it is in the shape of Armenia. Up until recently the weather was mild and the lake … Continue reading

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Driving Armenia

  The Road to Alaverdi Postcard from Armenia I can’t figure out all the features of my brand new fully optioned Suzuki S X Cross. The manual that came with it is in Russian, so the clock is still 20 … Continue reading

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The Salt of My Father

Postcard from Albania     Me at 3, my sister Katie and my father Ian I shake the salt container into my hand and sprinkle it onto the chips, I do this again and again as a reflex, watching the … Continue reading

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Home is where you put your weight down

Postcard from Yerevan The View from my Balcony – Swan Lake in Autumn I am stretching my legs with a walk up to the galley next to the toilets on the Fly Dubai plane on my way to Yerevan. Two … Continue reading

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