Tag Archives: Modernity

Under My Umbrella

I discovered today that my umbrella leaks.  It was one of those moments that we seldom expect, when modernity and all of its promises simply abandon us and leave us wondering if the world has any meaning left at all.  … Continue reading

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A Taste of Macedonia: 48 Hours in Skopje

In actual fact, I had less than 48 hours in Skopje.  I think it was closer to 42, which in and of itself is a great number, but it is far too little time to spend in most any city, … Continue reading

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