Monthly Archives: January 2012

You count

Waitrose – it’s the first time I’ve seen the new ‘You count’ line. I just can’t stop misreading it without the ‘o’ after the ‘c’.

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Comfortable among the clouds

Joseph Roth’s What I Saw captures his impressions and observations as he wanders Berlin in the years between the two World Wars. He re-constructs the city before the reader’s eyes. But it’s very much his Berlin – one moment a hard reality of stone and traffic, the next a floating world of dizzying shapes and elusive symbols.

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Buskers told to Foxtrot Oscar

‘Most people are other people. Their thoughts are someone else’s opinions, their lives a mimicry, their passions a quotation.’

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