Tag Archives: Paul Theroux

Don’t let it end

When you’re leaving someone you love and you’ll be separated for a long, long time, you want time itself to slow down. You want to spin out those last minutes, sitting at a table drinking tea, watching the clock for … Continue reading

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Hay ho

Something about being at Hay Festival compels me to sit and scribble. This is what I wrote yesterday. So here I am back at Hay Festival again. A lively breeze is whipping the tops of the trees, the creaky aluminium-framed … Continue reading

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