Explaining an old maxim from The Mick, “you have to play with them,” about embracing ambiguity and going with the flow. Very important in Latin America.
A gringo roundtable of analysis on the Colombia-FARC peace agreement from various journalists in Colombia.
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.
Highlights from a recent article by Richard McColl about Christopher Kavanagh, AKA “The Mick,” the subject of Mad Outta Me Head.
Previewing the Expat Chronicles Podcast, including a free download of a chapter from the Mad Outta Me Head audiobook.
Announcing the publication of Mad Outta Me Head: Addiction and Underworld from Ireland to Colombia.
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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.
Announcing a Reddit AMA (Ask Me Anything) with The Mick today.
The Mick talks about being a ‘paddy’ in London at the height of the IRA bombings.
An overview of The Mick’s racist and sexist comments and attitudes.
SUMMARY: A friend from Chicago gets my personal intro to Bogota, including sex, drugs, and more.
Two brothers live fast and die young in the Colombian underworld.
SUMMARY: An overview of The Mick’s alcoholism.