100-Word Fiction: ‘Erawan’

NB: Geographies are distorted by culture, politics, capitalism etc. Spatial relations are always relative / in flux. Wikipedia entry says the shrine is located next to the (more significant landmark?) Grand Hyatt hotel – also the Skytrain station (tourist advice). ALSO: ‘The hotel’s construction was delayed by a series of mishaps, including cost overruns, injuriesContinue reading “100-Word Fiction: ‘Erawan’”

100-Word Fiction: ‘A Physical Geography of Celebrity’

Attrition: erosion of celebrity caused when new information distributed by the media collides with the narrative of a particular personality and shatters it to pieces. Collapse: when a great celebrity ‘falls’ after a loss of support from peers and public following media revelations. Corrasion: gradual wearing away of celebrity. Fault: a large crack in publicContinue reading “100-Word Fiction: ‘A Physical Geography of Celebrity’”