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The Sweet Smell of Piglets in the Summertime

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Non-Fiction

I was only five o six. I think I had not even yet learned to ride a bicycle. I was in my summer-dreaming countryside. Dusty roads that led nowhere but to hard falls on the knees and to the half-constructed summer home. The one that had been built up out of the family’s hard-earned savings; thanks to (or despite) my dad’s weekday office boredom and my mum’s anxiety and bookkeeping tears. (Obedient servant to a […]

Furry Fang

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Non-Fiction

Nina, Dori and the furry friends. They are all part of the same gang, loving and licking lovers of life. Despite the fact that they never got to meet each other, and that they both lived more than fifteen years apart, they share the same human, yours truly, whom they lovingly adore.  Dori is sleeping by my side, with his left cheek caressing his inanimate companion, dusty and diminutive Dandelion. I type away at my […]