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5th September 2013 – hospital receptionist
Tanned, chestnut-brown skin. Dyed, jet-black hair, piled messily on top of her head. Bangles and rings adorn her hands and arms. They jangle and click with every answered phone, every press on the keyboard. She laughs with the nurses, comfortable … Continue reading
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29th August 2013 – fruit fly
It flies lazily, in circles, above the kitchen compost bin. Its chestnut-brown tininess is nature’s deception. Its presence is a warning of a troublesome infestation.
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10th January 2013 – mushrooms
A handful of dried mushrooms are soaking in a small, white cereal bowl full of boiling water. A rich, chestnut-brown colour starts to leach out of them, swirling like ink. The dark, earthy smell of them reaches my nostrils, transporting … Continue reading
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