Monthly Archives: August 2010

Loose caboose

I landed in Knoxville Tennessee, a town not unlike many in America. Strip malls, strip joints, civilisation. Knoxville is not where I will find the mark. My journey takes me north to the little town of Cumberland Gap and into … Continue reading

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Deliverance

Vacation’s over, got some jobs in the United States, Tennessee of all places. Not my favourite part of the world. I’m no stranger to the outdoors, but those mountain folk are scary. Last time I was there, I heard banjo … Continue reading

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Other fish

I was working on my fourth scotch and soda, and this dame was giving me the eye from across the bar. Forty something to be kind, but she didn’t look half bad. I pretended to ignore her though; I have … Continue reading

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Hamster suit

Concluding some unfinished business with a French whore and her hamster suit. Still trying to figure out the odd connection of my job assignments and the political instability in Nepal. One of my job sources is rumoured to be a … Continue reading

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Marcie

So many people to retire, so little time. Fruit-boy was taken care of, gave him the old electric spark plug. I ran into Marcie, Tuesday, an old friend well known in the business during the cold war. We reminisced of … Continue reading

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Mar & Pau

Did some Pro-bona work for a friend; he put me up in a fancy hotel in Nice, the Negresco, I think. While enjoying a good rare thirty-euro steak and even rarer female company, I reviewed the assignment portfolio. Seated two … Continue reading

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Bad dream

Sailing in the Med. No jobs, no worries. If only I could live this way. No daily 9 to 5 grind with a boss constantly looking over my shoulder. Oh, wait, I don’t have that kind of job. Must have … Continue reading

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