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Ticket To Ride, Book 2, Chapter 16: I am possessed by a primal energy…

Day 1 After a long overnight drive to a small Ejido south of Ensenada there was a day of rest. Trent and Jay struck up a game of football (soccer) with some of the local kids. The villagers went mad … Continue reading

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Ticket To Ride, Book 2, Chapter 14: What’s the angle?

Fourteen   “Rame it’s Livy, I got your message. Summer’s nice in Ireland.” “New assignment Liv.” “New, new, new. Yes luv.” “Mexico.” “Mexico?” “Baja California.” “It’s nothing but a wasteland, bloody desert.” “Surfers like it.” “Surfers?” “Yeah, surfers Liv. Editor’s … Continue reading

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Ticket To Ride, Book 2, Chapter 13: A declaration might be made…

Thirteen Journal entry: I get to thinking of that guy on the train and I can’t sleep. He makes me warm and alive, especially in certain places. But the eternal “but” that surfaces time and again but I don’t know … Continue reading

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Ticket To Ride, Book 2, Chapter 12: We thought that we had the answers, it was the questions we had wrong

Twelve Pictures in grey, Dorian Grey, just me, by the sea. And I felt like a star, felt the world could go far, if they listened to what I say…” – U2   Trinity College. Old stone, arches, the Book … Continue reading

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Ticket To Ride, Book 2, Chapter 11: Sounds like “perfect world” stuff to me…

Eleven “I read the news today, Oh boy” – The Beatles   Dublin. Frenchman’s Lane. Sturdy, hardwood table conversation, firelight. Copper-covered city night, youth hostel, hostile youth, field stone fire with a bit of turf for grins. United Nations volunteer. … Continue reading

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Ticket To Ride, Book 2, Chapter 10: Mediterranean’s not too far away, Mmm…

Ten   “Rame it’s me. I’m in Alicante. Did you get the Morocco story?” “Is that 1631 words including the three lines from Crosby, Stills, and Nash?” “Use the quote from Orwell. Rame, have you ever had green tea?” “What … Continue reading

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Ticket To Ride, Book 2, Chapter 9: Sweeping cobwebs from the edges of my mind…

Strait to Tangier by Livy Tinsley (unedited, 1631 words) Sweeping cobwebs from the edges of my mind, Had to get away to see what I could find. Hope the days that lie ahead bring us back to where they’ve led. … Continue reading

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Ticket To Ride, Book 2, Chapter 7: Livy on the Continent

  There can be no integration of love and ambition, deception and clarity, compassion and war. So long as occupation and relationship are kept apart, so long will there be endless conflict and misery. All reformation within the pattern of … Continue reading

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Ticket To Ride, Book 2, Chapter 6: White Cliffs of Dover…

Journal Entry Talked with Ramie. It’s all set. Europe. It’s all set. God, I’m bloody tired and excited. Spain, France, Amsterdam, maybe even Morocco. They said all they need is 2,000 words a week. Can do that standing on my … Continue reading

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Ticket To Ride, Book 2, Chapter 5: I know what it’s like to be dead…

At the office where the papers grow she takes a break, drinks another coffee and she tries so hard to stay awake. It’s just another day.  – Paul McCartney, Wings   The New Yorker. New York. Central Park. Times Square. … Continue reading

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