#12 The David Foster Wallace Archive – final entry typed in real-time at The Harry Ransom Center at University of Texas at Austin

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sign we’ve reached the end…

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sign that we live in a better world(?)…

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sign of a sculptor with the ability to make jj look like a dieting himmler…

a very productive visit conducting research on Wallace’s archive. this is the final blog deviation for a while, meaning there will be reasonably long spells between posts (as per usual). thank you to all who’ve liked and shared the posts over the last two weeks. i shall endeavour to keep liking and sharing you(rs). and for anyone who has not yet visited the archive but has a burning desire to do so, make like the character in austenland and sell whatever bourgeoise items you may have in your possession, because they won’t nourish your soul (but literature just might), and get on with living your life, because one never knows now does one now does one now does one…

in fact you could make it your very own austinland (see what i did there?)

quick note about austin, tx: the people are ace (bit of an 80s idiom there, sorry), the stuff you’ll find/come across is as diverse as anywhere (more so even), the access to great food is astonishing – this from a guy who struggled being a vegetarian in new york, paris, florida, spain in general, brussels, malta (omg – dire – there goes my teenage girl idiom). the food here is on a par with that experienced in indonesia, and that was good. so, from the unofficial tourist board of austin, tx, ciao…

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