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Who Needs a Third Wheel?

Lessons learned while blading along the St. Lawrence River at 8 a.m. 1. You CAN skate six kilometres on a three-wheeled-rollerblade and make it homes safely in one piece. 2. You CAN NOT trust the 18-year-old in the sports store when he says, ‘I can put the new wheels on for you, no problem!” Yes,…

Poet Rachel Bentham

Quaking. (New Zealand.) The glasses clinked on their shelves, a sign we recognised. Unperturbed, I moved to the kitchen doorway – doorways were supposed safer, the frying pan still in my hand. The floor shook as scales shake when you weigh yourself, an insecurity underfoot. But it didn’t stop. The shake became a roll, a…