Monthly Archives: February 2012

My Son, Are you a Catholic? Confessions of a Malarial Carrier

I knew things were bad, but coming to from yet another bout of fever, with chills, sweating, exhaustion, headaches and explosive muscular pains to see a priest at the foot of my bed did nothing to still the fissures in … Continue reading

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Baked Potatoes in Kiev

I wasn’t going to eat my food anyway. But I felt irked all the same that this weighty German in his wine-coloured blazer beside me was leaning over my tray table and helping himself uninvited to my lunch in between … Continue reading

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City Hiking in Bogota

In what seems like an event from another lifetime, I decided, after staring too long at the ubiquitous railings that are so synonymous with New York’s fire escapes, to take an urban hike through that city. Donning my well-worn boots, I laced … Continue reading

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Bogota’s Transport: Indifference and Corruption.

On the back of an opinion piece I penned some days ago, I find myself wondering about the state of Bogota and what the future has in store for the Colombian capital. I mentioned that problems of noise contamination and … Continue reading

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