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noise: 'i woke up in a strange place' the keys clacking 'and i remember words you told me' the fan turning spinning blowing air fizzle of pepsi 'love came calling as a counterfeit mistress' jeff buckley download the hard drive turning barely the road and...

as a working title, my novel (or thesis, depending on who you ask) is called Sydney: An Urban Sprawl Project. at the current moment, i quite like it. i am sure this will change given enough time. but it will also, perhaps, help with some of...

someone told me that when street lights became prominent, this meant that women had more freedom. it never occurred to me, but i can see how it would be true. so i have to remember how the changes in a city have changed peoples lives. i...

noise. at any given time somewhere in a city, there is a noise. and not just 'a' noise, but rather lots of noises. all packed into any given moment and entirely incapable of being show on a screen or peice of paper. incapable. unable. no...

the new sbs logo ads are worthy of notice, especially since it relates to television and i generally don't like tv. where most channels are content to make logos that advertise the people who work on their channel, sbs has endeavored to make something unique. (pause:...

quote: "hollywood had taught english schoolboys of my generation that america was a never-never land, where peter pan need never grow up." victor burgin, Some Cities there are images in every corner: movies, chocolate, women, men, babies, underwear, you name it, an image selling something. 'MY PARENTS...

parking lots look like they were designed by ants: passages left and right, up and down, air circulating through, and whatever else ants have in their nests. a queen? in this case it would be the big corporate empire, cradled in the middle. did you know,...

police police police. police are important in any city. they are, someone wrote, the only natural things of a city, which is by definition an unnatural construction. which would mean that the police are an unnatural construction in the end, and overall, i'd rather agree. but...

sydney history: david gundy, in 1989, was gunned down by police in his house in redfern. apparently accidental, it enraged the aboriginal community of sydney, since they figured 'accidental' didn't belong in this sentence. the police were looking for john porter, who had killed one cop...

as anyone can see, i did not write the entry previous to this. it was written by the amazing madam g, and he has graciously allowed me to post it here. why did i post it? because it's not my experience, though it is an entirely...