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`War Threatens Peace’ Postcard (Verso)

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`War Threatens Peace’, Crayon Drawing by Nguyen Manh Nam, aged 14, Postcard sent from Vietnam by Garry Hunter to John Perivolaris

I receive a card from one former French colony as I prepare for a journey to another former French colony that is on its way to becoming Britain’s new offshore source of oil in the Sahara.

`Everything has fallen into place and there were many jigsaw pieces…’ (verso)

Found postcard, Theobald’s Road, London

`Everything has fallen into place and there were many jigsaw pieces…’

Found postcard, Theobald’s Road, London

Giraffe, 8 March 2010

On probably the sunniest day of the year so far, I salvaged a photograph of a giraffe from the internet. Joe was paradoxically reminded of Sans Soleil. What kind of journey will this be? What zones will I have to enter and what interzones will I have to cross?

Found Postcard (verso), Oxford Road, Manchester

Points of Departure

Found Postcard, Oxford Road, Manchester, 8 March 2010

Native Streets

Authentic Journeys

I wonder how authentic the Casbah will seem in comparison to Rusholme.