The Lotus and the Jazz Fan

A delivery driver sits on the curb in Chinatown, smoking a cigarette beneath a large mural of a lotus blossom and listening to jazz through the open door of his van. Stopping briefly to admire the new artwork, we turn and enter the Day In on Wrottesley Street in search of a jar of Korean hot pepper powder with which to make kimchi.

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May 2020 | Books & Links

Non-fiction

Jerusalem: Chronicles from the Holy City – Guy Delisle

Ed bought me this for my birthday back in September and I’ve been saving it for a quiet month as I usually always have a big pile of library books to get through. The library has been closed for over two months now, and so I now only have my own books to read and I gave myself permission to start this one which I’ve been looking forward to for so long.

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