At first, when I selected myself to write a review of my recent travels in Corsica, I wasn’t sure I was up to the challenge.
“That’s crazy,” I told myself. “I have no experience as a travel writer.”
“Just write the same stupid crap you always do,” the other me assured.
“You’re an idiot,” I told the first me. “I don’t write crap. I write penetrating social comment.”
“No, you’re the idiot,” the first me shot back. “It’s a travel guide! Just copy stuff from all the other travel guides!”
I had to admit, I had a point there. I had perfected the art of copying back in high school. At last, I consented. This is my report:
Corsica is a land of contrasts. (That is how pretty much any travel book or article about Corsica begins. Because travel writers basically describe everywhere as a “land of contrasts”. Send…
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