An expat on the Colombian coast explains the lure of a controversial spectator sport and Hispanic tradition, cockfighting.
The founder of an NGO in Colombia explains two of the top territory hazards of trying to make a difference.
Christopher Kavanagh, aka “The Mick” and subject of “Mad Outta Me Head,” will do a Reddit AMA interview on Friday. For those with questions after reading the book.
The case for why Spanish-style bullfighting is art, culture, drama, death and all that. Extracts from Ernest Hemingway’s “Death in the Afternoon.”
An introduction to my latest publishing project, Peru Reports, an English-language news service from Peru.
Highlights from a recent article by Richard McColl about Christopher Kavanagh, AKA “The Mick,” the subject of Mad Outta Me Head.
SUMMARY: My rant on an uninformed critique of one of my books, an admission of my own ignorance in the past, and a book list to help prospective expats be mindful.
Announcing the publication of Mad Outta Me Head: Addiction and Underworld from Ireland to Colombia.
An excerpt from Mad Outta Me Head on the old El Cartucho district of Bogota, which was a un-policed neighborhood of drugs and addiction.
Acknowledging the patrons of the work-in-progress, This Mick’s Life, a biography of Irish drug mule, Christopher Kavanagh.
This excerpt from Smuggler’s Diary features Kendall, a syringe, and a few grams of pure Colombian cocaine in a Cartagena motel room.
A short story of an American who was drugged with scopolamine and robbed.
Announcing a Reddit AMA (Ask Me Anything) with The Mick today.
Alternate Title: Announcing Expat Chronicles Radio
Announcing my recent interview with Richard McColl on Colombia Calling Radio. Also announcing Expat Chronicles Radio … someday.