Monthly Archives: November 2010

Day 1 in Buenos Aires. Oh God.

6am. Just came back from Salon Canning and I feel the incredible urge to write for fear that the details of this unforgettable day will be forgotten. As I looked at the city from my cab on the way from … Continue reading

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The moment has come…

As I plug in the vacuum cleaner for the last housecleaning of the year, it slowly starts to sink in that next week won’t be my usual one. If I’m going to bed at 2am it’ll be because I’ve been … Continue reading

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Love after love

Just like when they danced, in their ‘real life’ relationship Ana was often consumed by preoccupations and self-doubt. Whenever she heard Christopher tell her ‘I love you’, the bees of anxiety swarming inside her chest would temporarily stop, then resume … Continue reading

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Not good enough

Ana entered the milonga holding hands with Christopher. They were greeted warmly by their friends and sat at the table. It looked like it was going to be a good night and she badly needed to dance. She hadn’t been … Continue reading

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A necessary luxury

Ana heard the familiar Skype ringtone as she was sending off the last work-related email for the night. She could barely keep her eyes open but she accepted the conversation request and her mother’s image showed up on the screen. … Continue reading

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