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'The past is not a fixed object. It recedes when you land in another country, falling back further as you get married, have children, change jobs, move house. I was 23 when I left for Melbourne. I will always be 23 to those who last knew me in the Philippines.' (Introduction)

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    y separately published work icon Meanjin vol. 79 no. 2 June 2020 19657092 2020 periodical issue 'The pandemic is a portal, Arundhati Roy wrote in early March, ‘a gateway between one world and the next’. We are yet to enter that next world, nor can we clearly see its shape from here. For now we are filled with one numbing certainty: the sad sense that the world we left behind as the coronavirus took hold is closed to us now, much as we might hanker for it, much as daily life is still formed around our memory of what it really ought to be.' (Jonathan Green, Editorial introduction) 2020 pg. 80-85
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