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Tom Fitch

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  1. All Around the Watchtower - The Jimi Hendrix Experience
  2. Hi Hux, probably richly late, but the below quote from Bret Easton Ellis' American Psycho might be usefull: "…there is an idea of a Patrick Bateman, some kind of abstraction, but there is no real me, only an entity, something illusory, and though I can hide my cold gaze and you can shake my hand and feel flesh gripping yours and maybe you can even sense our lifestyles are probably comparable: I simply am not there." In essence, that entire novel deals with self-awareness and the existential crisis of the main character. Kr, Tom
  3. Pete Dexter's Deadwood has some of that lingo if I remember correctly. Tom
  4. Music (Was My First Love) - John Miles
  5. Yes, sorry for that. I was trying to figure which categories we already had, but only managed to get to page 8 of the current 203 😊. So at the risk of repetition: Cocktails: Aperol Spritz Tom P.S. if this category was already done, don't hesitate to change it.
  6. Zabaione (with a spoon of ice-cream in it even if that is considered sacrilege in Italy)
  7. Thanks for the link to that article. Interesting read. I may even venture into reading the entire study report to which the article in turn links. Besides the slight change in terminology, the question seems to cover the discussion regarding the merits of literary fiction vs genre fiction, which is a rather recurring theme in press contributions dealing with writing. I feel that I do not entirely capture that debate, to the point even that it feels a bit contrived sometimes, so I will stick to some loose general reflections: - more and more, I have the impression that t
  8. Belgium went in an almost full lockdown over the weekend: tele-working is imperative, only essential shops (food, pharmacist, etc) are allowed to be open, etc. I really start to miss just getting in a car and drive through Europe. Book a hotel on the cell-phone depending on where we are at... But we will get through this I guess. Meanwhile, there is some mild fear for violence in Europe following the attacks in France (Paris and Nice) and now Vienna. But down here, in Brussels, that is still very moderate. Wish you all the best and courage for the coming weeks.
  9. Formula One (from the eighties and nineties)
  10. Simple Minds - Theme for Great Cities https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=StHGawXsitE
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