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  • This is how someone with no natural geographic orientation, and more so, with a frighteningly reversed directional memory, finds her way to and from live music, a painter's small workshop, and a lovely little cafe. This is the only way. In everything else, there is neatly tucked a story about getting lost, absurdly often in the rain. And there is laughter. Plenty of laughter. You don't get through 23 years of getting lost without that.
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