Chasing Amadeus – Five

Isla, November 19th, 2017 – December 5th, 2017 Not surprisingly, and yet all the more disappointingly, Isla had been right. Two items had tumbled out of the envelope and onto her bed, but none of them made her heart sink any less; made her feel more comfortable with this odd situation. How had she gone from sitting peacefully in her room and listening to classical music to this? How…
London
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Chasing Amadeus – Three

Isla, November 19th, 2017 My dearest Isla, your birthday has now come and gone, yet the gifts continue on. ’Tis the most special of them all, solving it will be a ball.   It might take wit and courage too, but both of it ‘s combined in you. So, solve the riddles one by one, starting now, it won’t take long:   First off, about the serenade, which you…
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Dear August: Time and Time again

Dear August, I stop mid-sentence, resting my ink-stained fingers against my head. The words, so eager and ready to find their place on the page before me, are forced to hold back and wait for another excruciating second, before I pick up my pen again. Even then my own stern voice rings too loudly through my head: do I have time for this? There is a sheer endless amount…
Stockholm
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Dear July: Sunsets and Tears

Dear July, all of a sudden I find it hard to breathe, harder still to keep my tears at bay. Even though, I have lived with myself long enough to know that they will eventually find their way across my cheeks, I look towards the sky trying to force them to dry up through the sheer power of my will. High above me the scenery is breathtaking. The sky…
Vienna
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Another One of Those Nights

It was yet another one of those nights. On the first glance everything seemed perfectly normal; the little leaves, visible from her room’s window, were dancing slowly as if they were invited to do so by the wind himself, breathing soundlessly. The stars shone bright against the dark sky and the whole street, lit ever so slightly by an old streetlamp looked as though no one had walked the…
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