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Calvino’s 56th invisible city: Copenhagen

Isidora is the city that appears when you desire a city the most. Isidora is the city of dreams, in which you experience how your desires already have become memories. The young man in the story arrives at the city in old age and witnesses himself as a young man having his desires met –… Keep Reading

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Warming Up: Street haunting is the greatest of pleasures

Like Virginia Woolf’s needed excuse ‘for walking half across London between tea and dinner,’ I want an excuse to roam Nørrebro, the part of Copenhagen I feel I know the best, this fine Wednesday forenoon. But I lack a purpose. That is true: to escape is the greatest of pleasures; street haunting in winter the… Keep Reading

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