Greetings from Los Angeles, California. A death in the family resulted in your correspondent suddenly finding himself in the other City of Angels this week.
Wednesday, a week ago, I was planning the myriad things I had to get done for the ensuing week. Thursday lunchtime I was on a plane to LA, still reeling from the news.
If only I were here under more favourable circumstances. Despite being an Australian I am a true Americaphile.
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