Saturday, March 07, 2009

I'm also afraid of loud noises and mimes

From today's Globe and Mail, yours truly, reporting from Basel, Switzerland:

Distorted, terrifying faces lurched out of the darkness at every turn. My ears were ringing, assaulted by the unrelenting din of diabolic music reverberating throughout the city. A group of unearthly creatures bore down on me, drums clattering death rattles. I pressed myself into a doorway hoping they would pass me by - a friend had already gone missing, swallowed into the maelstrom of the freaks who had taken over the night. Frankly, I wasn't entirely sure I'd ever see him again.

And it goes on like that.

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