We regret to announce that the view from the country’s newest, tallest, sleekest, most modern, expensive and technologically sound skyscraper will remain in fog for the foreseeable future. Our competitor, who does not have the tallest, newest, most expensive, sleekest, most modern or technologically sound skyscraper has installed multiple fog machines from narrow towers all about the city and this fog is so insidious, so thick and billowing with bile from jealousy and envy, that nothing at all can be seen from floors ninety-eight and up.
We apologise to the kings, emperors, sheiks, dukes, petty-kings, presidents and prime ministers both elected and otherwise, finance ministers and senators, barons, earls, viceroys, priests, cardinals, abbots, innkeepers, scullions and window washers who may be affected by the current arrangements.
You can be assured that we are looking into it, and will contact you again once we have some encouraging news to share.
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The above piece of writing comprises part of my fragments project, some of which are available on this website. I intend to add new fragments piecemeal, not in any particular order, and as the occasion take me.