100 days 100 short stories:: story four

story: North

author: Aria Beth Sloss

year: 2015

where: in the car from Hatta, searching for the Fujairah bull butting arena

note: the price of ambition? 

a line: “The months between expeditions are never easy.”

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100 days 100 short stories:: story three

story: My Dream of Flying to Wake Island

author: J.G. Ballard

year: 1974

where: library cafe, waiting black coffee (2nd cup)

note: Empire of the Sun, a favorite book, a favorite movie

a line: “The photographs of Wake Island he returned without comment.”