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today, I took comfort in banksy's rat

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Banksy was in Toronto and left us with a few gifts. This rat is probably the smallest. It is on Phoebe Street, just off Spadina, in Chinatown. Today when all hell was breaking loose, the rat was there, right around the corner. I kept thinking of Banksy's guy with the bandana over his mouth, throwing flowers, because there were a lot of covered faces. But no flowers.
27th Jun 2010, 05:17  

swamprose says:

Yes, Banksy travels my fish friend. I thought of you today and of the many political discussions we had. Today, Toronto was a riot. Cars burning. Peaceful people beaten and arrested. Banksy left this because he knew the G20 was coming to Toronto. I spent the day about a block from his rat. I wish there was humour in the world.

27th Jun 2010, 05:55

swamprose says:

I never saw things like I saw today. I have not been so afraid in a long time. The only bonus were the international photographers. The Getty guy was very kind to me and let me travel with him. I still don't know his name.

27th Jun 2010, 06:49

bethmadethis says:

I'm sorry it's going so nastily

27th Jun 2010, 13:42

swamprose says:

I am sorry too. It's a great city and our prime minister hates it. He's from oil country out west, and we eastern bleeding hearts just needed to be totally humiliated and beaten.

28th Jun 2010, 03:30

hildegard says:

I don't take flowers on demos but I always take polo mints, with which I suborn police horses.

28th Jun 2010, 21:52

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