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Green and spiky, trapped in pots wrapped with shiny, red paper. Their greenery is forced, like the smiles of the shoppers as they are reminded of the festive season to come.
Whirring and clunking, it gets ready. It decodes its instructions effortlessly, the paper trundling smoothly through its innards. The miracle of wireless technology, making the extraordinary ordinary.
Front cover opened and pages flicked back, the first chapter is revealed. The paper is creamy and soft between my fingers. The first paragraph beckons me in. I start to read and am swept away into another world.
A hillock of once-warm towels nestles at its end. Along its length a strip of paper lies, ripped and crumpled where my body lay. The table’s soft fleece cover beckons me, but I must leave this warm cocoon and face … Continue reading