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Laudation of Mariana, a sort of late toast.

Let me raise my Vegetarian Glass to make In Absentia, a rather late but simple laudation of my beloved niece Mariana, in the occasion of her marriage. She is universally considered beautiful – which she no doubt is; and sweet – to which again, I have no objection. But that is the outside, and the […]

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The rainy season is upon us…

The rainy season is upon us, the people under the skies and the pathos of Vancouver Island. There is really only two seasons around here: the drier, tempered few days we call summer and the unending years that constitute each winter. The light dampens, the spirit sinks and the plants first get sickened by rot […]

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personal theatre

El Cervantes & My Father

My Father, Alberto Wainer has written a short history of the Teatro Nacional Cervantes, (Buenos Aires; Argentina). It has been published in its own website http://www.elcervantes.org. I highly recommend it if you read Spanish. Using the history of  T.N.C. he explores the trajectory of Argentinean Theatre in general and – by extrapolation – its tangled […]

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How will this all end up?

I fantasize about suicide, I fear heart attacks, cancer, acts of agression or simple accidents. Yet I still ask myself constantly “how…?” and “when…?” as if the question didn’t actually mean “why would I ever…” – after all, I am the dreamer. I am scientific minded, you could say. I do not meant to imply I […]

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A one hand man…

I cut myself with a skill-saw. I nearly severed my middle finger in the left hand, bad enough that needed micro-surgery to repair it. Luckily – or rather thanks to the skill of my surgeon – I will be fine and my hand will boast a full set of digits. Nevertheless, this will set me […]

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