Navigating the cultural nuances and language barriers of the English, Irish, Scottish and Welsh at an Irish pub in Lima. Alternate Title: An Ode to our Friends from the Other Side of the Pond.
Discussing the impact on my life of two recent developments in Peru: the 10-year census and the legalization of medical marijuana.
A recipe to make Aguardiente Sours using the standard Pisco Sour recipe with Colombian aguardiente instead of pisco.
A progressive liberal tells his account of a bullfight at the Plaza de Acho bullring in Lima, Peru.
The story of a small adventure I had visiting a friend and burning one up in Comas, one of Lima’s poorest neighborhoods.
Highlights from a recent article by Richard McColl about Christopher Kavanagh, AKA “The Mick,” the subject of Mad Outta Me Head.
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.
Contributed story of an American who was robbed after hailing an unregistered taxi in Arequipa, Peru.
A character profile of a Chinese drinking buddy of Chuck in Beijing, Sandwich, a peasant Chinaman made good.
SUMMARY: Review of Tropic of Cancer, the signature novel by fellow degenerate expat and ugly American: Henry Miller.
SUMMARY: Gringo expat buddy tells the story of when he was locked up after a wild night of debauchery in Arequipa, Peru.
SUMMARY: A friend from Chicago gets my personal intro to Bogota, including sex, drugs, and more.
SUMMARY: Why some gringos may be better off picking up Latinas WITHOUT Spanish.