Silvia and I sent Libby to Day of the Figurines last Thursday evening. She’s about 4’2″, wearing a light blue bathing suit, with arm floaties. If you know what’s become of her, please let us know. We’re worried sick about her. Here’s what we know.
09:05pm, welcome to Day OF The Figurines. LIBBY has been dropped by a truck at the edge of town. You are feeling run down. Where do you want to go?
09:11pm, a jeep rolls past packed with laughing soldiers. One is adjusting the sattelite disch on the bonnet. Beneath the rough camo paint the word ‘Sky’.
09:15pm, youÂ´ve arrived at KathÂ´s Cafe, the door is locked & windows are steamed up. A powerful waft of boiling chicken rolls from under the door.
09:18pm, nearby soldiers turn east south east, unroll their prayer mats and kneel, touching their heads onto the green turf.
09:21pm, carrier bags are scattered, a Walls Vienetta has broken open and melts on the road. A lady in a head scarf is pressed to the wall by a soldier.
09:25pm, youÂ´ve arrived at the YMCA, the squatters took their toll on this place. Even now the outside is ragged.
09:52pm, across the street, an estate cruises past towards the Cop Shop: 4 male passengers stare blankly at you.
09:53pm, a truck slowly curises past with a megaphone on the cab. A flicked cigarette butt lands at your feet. “Stay calm. Everbody stay calm.”
09:57pm, youÂ´ve arrived at KathÂ´s Cafe, chicken smells waft under door. CLOUDYSUNNY, FLOHMARKT and DAGMAR KLARA are here.
10:03pm, YouÂ´re at KathÂ´s Cafe. You are feeling run down. CLOUDSUNNY, FLOHMARKT and DAGMAR KLARA are here.
10:04pm, troops are spreading, the band are soon due on stage at the Locarno, a storm is forecast. YouÂ´re at KathÂ´s Cafe. You are feeling run down.
10:51pbm, the smell of cheap perfume wafts from a ventilation pipe close by. CLOUDSUNNY, FLOHMRAKT, DAGMAR KLARA and SNAPPER are here.
11:05pm, a helicopter has been spotted iin the east, the pubs are clearing out, many people are sick. YouÂ´re at KathÂ´s Cafe. You are feeling run down.
11:21pm, CLOUDSUNNY said: “hallo ich komme aus tanzania”
11:22pm, FLOHMARKT said: “najaa ich komme aus estland.”
11:22pm, CLOUDSUNNY said: “was ist die seltsamste Sache in estland?”
11:26pm, FLOHMARKT said: “im estland das jugurt ist dicter als here.”
11:29pm, CLOUDSUNNY said: “im wald von zanzibar gibt es frÃ¶sche kleiner als einen kleinen fingernagel. schwierig auf denen nicht zu treten”
11:31pm, the pavement is glossy with rain. An insistent buzz filters down from the darkness.