16 Planets

By Bryan Walpert In Uncategorized

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5th January, 2008
Scientists say climate change is a serious threat to human civilisation, is what I would like to say to Julie, but she's sick to death of hearing it. It's freezing in this lounge, and the glass face of the woodburner is dark. Probably I should light a fire; instead, I'm staring through the window at the tops of the trees, skeletal against the sky, which is blue for the first time in about two weeks. But the day is cold, very cold. Julie's settled in the armchair, dramatically smothered in blankets, reading the Dominion Post. In the old days I would have suggested a way Julie and I could ...

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