Tag Archives: Sibelius

A phantom ship and a barbed wire fence

Eighteen years old. Standing at the window of my room in college. Staring out towards a low brick wall supporting a fence topped with barbed wire. Beyond it, the healthy green of a sports field. Above the barbed wire, the … Continue reading

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There’s something mind-bogglingly awesome on your television. It’s in between the channels – no picture, just sound. A noise. And not just any noise. One hundredth of the fizz-crackle-hiss-buzz sound your blind grey screen’s emitting is something goose-bump-inducingly extraordinary. Ineffable. … Continue reading

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