Is it pedantry, or misanthropy? I hope the comma will clearly specify that
I will try to justify it a bit further though, and say that
Laurențiu, my generous driver from Bacău to Suceava when
But what is the reality underlying the transition from what we have agreed to call the 31st of December into the 1st of January in a world where apples magically appear all year round in our supermarkets, spotless bright red and crunchy, piled up in neat pyramids, and automatically sprayed with fresh water at regular intervals?
Featured photo: Laurențiu buying brooms on the roadside from a 60-year old man who has been making them since he was four ( Romania, December ’17 )
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* ‘Trelograms’ is a wordplay between ‘telegram’ and ‘trélos’ (Greek for ‘mad’)