Monthly Archives: November 2011

Flowers in Vietnam

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Matteo Pericoli: London Unfurled

London Unfurled succeeds Matteo Pericoli’s Manhattan Unfurled, published in 2001. At first this quite unique portrait of London baffles and leaves one perplexed. What am I supposed to do with these two 37-foot-long pen-and-ink drawings that form the detailed views … Continue reading

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Håkan Nesser’s The Unlucky Lottery shows that life can be like lottery – or worse, like Russian roulette

Håkan Nesser’s The Unlucky Lottery shows that life can be like lottery – or worse, like Russian roulette Published by Panmacmillan, October 2011 In Håkan Nesser’s latest thriller, The Unlucky Lottery, the habitual protagonist Chief Inspector Van Veeteren has withdrawn … Continue reading

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Last zigzags in New York City

The American Ballet Theatre was performing in New York City Center in early November, after touring in Oman and before performing in Washington D.C. The ballet theatre, which was established in 1939, had at first become known for its impressive … Continue reading

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Zigzagging in New York City: bagels and vindaloo

What would a visit to New York be without bagels? One of my favorite bagel places in the city is Tal Bagels. You can choose from onion, whole wheat, poppy seed, sunflower, raisin and numerous other bagels (the list is … Continue reading

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