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The black coat
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Today is Sunday and I am packing for a small tour. A night in Bath, two nights at the Royal Albert Hall, two nights at the Grand Rex in Paris, the Cloud in Rome and the Budapest Opera House. As I was choosing what coat to take I thought of my lost black coat that I had written about in my book M Train. It was given to me by the poet Oliver Ray who took the photograph below in San Remo. I halted my packing and found the passage I had written. I still miss my coat but have chosen one for the road- a brown checked raincoat, as it is going to be raining quite a bit in London. I will send missives to all during my travels and will certainly keep up with my continuing The Melting adventures and songs for my subscribers.

The black coat taken by Oliver Ray
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