Monthly Archives: September 2012

Richard Clayderman! Latin America’s Favourite King of Easy Listening

Living in Latin America and possessing a Scottish surname I am generally pretty forgiving of mispronunciations and altogether bizarre variations on the spelling and interpretation of my cultural heritage. The double ā€œCā€ in McColl just blows people away and of … Continue reading

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New Graffiti Spottings in Bogota: Revolucion!

Further graffiti sightings in Bogota are reinforcing the fact that this is fast becoming a destination in which to view urban art or graffiti. Tom Feiling makes reference to the captial’s graffiti in an article in the Guardian newspaper, I … Continue reading

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Mompos: Restoring History

And here is my piece from Bogota’s City Paper on the underlying problems of trying to achieve anything in Mompos. Please read on and feel free to comment. The full text is found below. As if poisoned and influenced by … Continue reading

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Calgary’s Fascinating Skyscraper Reflections

As a teenager visiting family Calgary, Canada, I could not wait to either head out to the prairies or into the Rocky Mountains to escape what I believed to be the monotony of a contemporary city replete with skyscrapers and … Continue reading

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