|Chilling in Chiloe
I was in Ancud on the island of Chiloe, the first sizable town encountered after crossing by ferry from mainland southern Chile.
Five Easy Pizzas
John M Edwards
Ever since I saw Jack Nicholson in a film, Five Easy Pieces, where he goes ballistic in a diner because the waitress won’t make changes on their set sandwich orders, I’ve been a stickler on having my food done right.
Going Walkabout in Iceland
How do you react when a dream begins to materialize? When it leaves the comfort of the mind and becomes merciless reality? Me? I sleep like a baby.
A Great Galloping Getaway
It’s been a few years since I’ve straddled a saddle. Do I still have enough core power to ride the range?
Salt Shaker Museum
The next time you knock over a salt cellar and throw a pinch of salt over your left shoulder to ward off bad luck, bear in mind that those few white grains would at one time have formed part of someone’s wages.
Victory for Liberty & Justice - James Campion + Readers Responses
God bless America. It is the greatest nation on the planet, for its governed by the rule of law and not that of majority moral conviction, religious fervor or the whims of the elite or the blather of ignorance and fear.
What do I have to do around here to get a drink? - Dean Borok
My girlfriend, Magpie, is a very moralistic person. She is convinced that the individual can make a difference in constructing a more wholesome world. Unfortunately all her efforts at reform are centered upon me.
Jonathan’s Pledge for N20 Billion Red Cross Appeal Fund
The extrajudicial killings in Nigeria is spreading gradually without any strong measure in place to abate the ugly trend
|Forget International Justice: Africa should rebuild her own
Ronald Elly Wanda
The beginning of June saw Uganda’s capital Kampala, play host to the first ever Review Conference of the Rome Statute, International Criminal Court(ICC).
Over the Moon for Orange Cows: Easing the Plight of Vietnamese Farmers
A familiar children’s nursery rhyme is famous for telling the tale of a cow jumping over the moon. But what about the villagers who jumped over the moon when a herd of cows arrived?
Phuket's Annual Ritual of Pain
It may be known as one of Thailand's top tourist spots. A place to escape to the beach, drink cocktails and party the night away, but Phuket also has a more spiritual side.
As we clattered through the Kyzylkum desert in the battered shared taxi, the driver reached across and offered me some pills.When I asked him what they were, he shrugged.