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Childhood Memories No. 5

The Boys of Kilfinane

© Anita Salemink 2015. Memories No. 5 (Detail) Watercolour 12.5 by 12.5 cm

© Anita Salemink 2015. Memories No. 5 (Detail) Watercolour 12.5 by 12.5 cm

It must have been one of those compulsive urges children have, like when they are walking on a tiled floor and refuse to step on a seam, or — this is the one I struggled with when still a child — walking along a road and hearing a car coming up behind me, I had to run as fast as possible to pass the next street lamp before the car passed me or else I’d get a heart attack and die.

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