Trains, planes and toilets

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On a recent trip to New York City I flew from Toronto Island Airport to Newark New Jersey and caught the train to Manhattan.
The Newark Airport and it’s companion train station were exactly as I expected — the set of a near future scifi movie thriller. Something akin to scenes from Dave Mitchell’s Cloud Atlas.
Even the toilets had a surreal quality to them. Stainless steel over porcelain, who would make that choice?

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Wooden Water Tower

My first visit to the Big Apple and this is the view from the window of my hotel room on 57th Street. Way more interesting than I expected. It’s like finding a hidden city underneath the glass towers, honking horns and crowds.
I glimpsed someone across the way cleaning up their dinner dishes one evening, then I knew I might never know New York.

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