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Urban Diary

Lost in a haze of chords

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Of course he opened with Jimi. A long, drawn-out riff that announced he was going to “kiss the sky” any minute. A welcome sound on this air-crisp, sky-blue, knife-sharp January winter’s Saturday. Shoppers on their way to the Backyard Market on Brick Lane stopped. Hipsters, fresh from their brunch rituals, stared. Influencers, ever…




The Shortform is dedicated to the quick read. If you are looking for some tiny nuggets of knowledge or some easy entertainment, you came to the right place. Specially designed for consuming content when you are short on time or energy.

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Mario López-Goicoechea

Mario López-Goicoechea

London-based, Cuban writer. Author of “Cuban, Immigrant, and Londoner”

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