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The Brass Bowl: A mystery for the least discerning reader

Millionnaire Daniel Maitland comes home as a young woman leaves his Manhattan apartment building whose other occupants are away.  Maitland senses someone has been in his rooms. 209 more words


"¿Hablas Español?

Recently, I was walking down the main street in a central European city. This random guy standing in the middle of the street accosted me. He looked reasonable and no danger alerts went up (not drunk, nor on drugs as far as I could tell, not a sleaze, clean, dressed respectably, didn’t ask me where I was from, didn’t say anything relating to my gender or ethnicity or physical appearance). 328 more words


In The Port of Missing Mentwo cultures clash

At the birth of the twentieth century, Americans were obsessed with European royalty, their own recently ended Civil War, and their rising status among nations. 211 more words


Japan (s)expats - the worst type of (s)expat?

They aren’t always white: they are also other Asians, ‘fellow’ Eurasians, black people, Indians, etc. But the majority are white, because that goes down well with the gaijin hunters. 720 more words


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Phone Call

Me: Good afternoon, Teapots Care! Sîan speaking.

Caller: Is that David Jones?

Me: Er, no.  This is Teapots Care, a chocolate charity.

Caller: Do you have his number? 12 more words

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Moonlight Drawn By the Clouds

This historical drama was a fantastic find. I already loved Park Bo Gum from Answer me 1988 and he did such a fantastic job in this show. 317 more words

New Year, New Identity

This is a short story from ‘A book of misunderstandings’:

It was the third of January and already dark at four pm. I was just about to close the door of my boutique, when I recognised a face beaming at me through the window. 723 more words