April 8th, 2005

rakushun

State of the nation

The transit strike is a go. And Squidlet summarizes the WHO report under the accurate cut-tag We're ALL GONNA DIE!! A pandemic of avian flu is inevitable. It hits not only the very young and the very old but the adults in their prime right in the middle. And it's definitely going to happen.
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On another note, I'm a touch bemused by these people writing Stigma fic. I wonder how many of them have actually read the thing in Japanese. Because the last thing I feel the need of is Stigma fic of any description. What's there is perfect. Anything further is just... surplus to requirement. And not perfect, of course. But what I want, rather badly, is to be able to translate it again, only better than before; and that I can't do.

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