Contemplating the Washing Machine

Betrachtung der Waschmaschine
Initially, I did not even know what the German for 'on' and 'off' was <em>(see bottom left scribble)</em>, what more the rest of the manual for our washing machine. - <em>by SL Wong</em>


I shall contemplate the washing machine. Dictionary firmly in hand, I sit before the machine, feeling rather like a character from filmmaker James Lee’s ‘My Beautiful Washing Machine’, and triumphantly work out ‘coloured wash’, ‘rinse’, ‘spin’ and ‘easy wash/light cycle’. ω

– ‘2008Berlin’ notes

Experienced: 08.10.2008 || Recounted: 27.05.2014 Click here for bigger map
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