A friend of mine works for the Mountain Rescue team and he told me that their first rule when reacting to an emergency call is that the early information that you receive is almost always incorrect. And not just slightly misinformed in its details but, more often than not, entirely wrong. Social Media, when it takes the form of Citizen Jo […]
There are people wandering along the side of the freeway.
This is my first impression upon our arrival in Beijing. It strikes a deep set horror in me. Caught in the headlights, choked on the edge of the 10 lanes that spew out an air that you wear like another layer of skin, they look displaced, lost, left behind.
My god, I think to myself […]
Climbing into the back of the pickup truck on the dusty street, a trio of tribes women surround us wearing clothes of bright yellows, magentas and cyans, and black hats decorated with jingling tokens and coins. Their smiles are stained red with bettlenut juice and they thrust toward me their handfuls of bracelets and scarves all the while […]
There was little coverage to be found in the mainstream media prior to the release of the independent mockumentary Itï¿½s All Gone Pete Tong. Not that it deserved to be overlooked. The movie, about an Ibiza deejay, Frankie Wilde, who has to deal with going deaf, is not your average party flick. Picking up awards at a number of fest […]