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The Eroticism of Placelessness

Cody Delistraty

On the way loneliness, freedom, and romance are intertwined.

For the past few weeks, I’ve woken up unsure exactly where I am. My bed, a modest full size, looks out onto a cobblestone courtyard framed by green linden trees and an intricately decorated castle. I’m in a pocket-sized one-bedroom apartment and although it is behind the Place des Vosges in Paris, by the looks of it I could be in Normandy or Toulouse, even Vermont. For that matter, there is no real way for me to know the year is 2014: save for the circle-pronged electrical outlet tucked behind my dresser, I could be waking up in the eighteenth century. In the haze of the early morning, these things tend to meld together.

The feeling of placelessness is a bit like a dream: the heightened romance, the intense brooding, the inherently transitory nature of the whole affair. Placelessness happens…

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BREAKING: Ghana Plans To Export Electricity To Nigeria

Enepee's Blog

Ghana plans to export
electricity to Nigeria
Ghana says it is planning to
export thousands of
megawatts of electricity to
Nigeria, Ivory Coast and
other neighbouring
countries that have power
deficit.
The Ghanaian President, Mr.
John Mahama, who made
the disclosure at the Africa
Global Business and
Economic Forum in Dubai
on Wednesday, said his
government had made
huge investments in power
generation that would
enable the country to
export excess electricity to
Nigeria and others.
“We have given priority to
electricity generation in our
country. We have prioritised
energy in such a way that
we want to become the
hub for power production
in West Africa. We want to
generate electricity to the
point that excess power
can be exported to Nigeria,
Ivory Coast and other
countries that have power
deficit,” he said.
To achieve this dream,
Mahama said his country
had secured export-import
financing from China as well

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