Monthly Archives: July 2014

An Interview with Christopher Kirk on Colombia Calling

I realise that I am hamming it up a bit for those regular readers of my blog and listeners to my Colombia Calling radio show but, building on the strength of my piece and episode with Colin Post of the … Continue reading

Posted in Journeys | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , | 3 Comments

This Mick’s Life: Addiction and Underworld from Ireland to Colombia

The story that will unfold in This Mick’s Life: Addiction and Underworld from Ireland to Colombia, just seems all too unbelievable to be true. But in my years as a journalist I have discovered that, the more extreme and bizarre … Continue reading

Posted in Colombia Calling | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , | 3 Comments

Surviving the Kenya Bombing

We’re not doing very well at the moment, humanity, I mean. Look no further than the Malaysia flight allegedly shot down over Ukraine and the ongoing conflict in Gaza which serve to highlight ongoing tensions and political ill will towards … Continue reading

Posted in Journalism | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Kayak the Magdalena River with Awake Adventures

It’s a dream of mine to kayak along the Magdalena River to Mompos and unfortunately due to personal injury and various commitments it’s not something that I’ll achieve this year. But, this blog is a shout out on behalf of … Continue reading

Posted in Colombia Calling, Journeys, la Casa Amarilla | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , | 8 Comments