The tales of a well-versed bum

The tales of a well-versed bum. “So, is there anywhere that you would prefer not to revisit?” No one had ever asked me this directly. How does one reply without invoking more curiosity when all you want is to skip the billing and hope that another party guest will open dialogue about a “simply wonderful Read more about The tales of a well-versed bum[…]

Colombia: The Happiest Country in the World?

And so, in a survey conducted by the WIN/ Gallup International Association, Colombia was officially named as the happiest country in the world by the end of 2012. Apparently nearly 56,000 people were interviewed and Colombia came out trumps regarding a scale of happiness. My initial reaction was to gawk at this survey and ask Read more about Colombia: The Happiest Country in the World?[…]

Yes I Live in Colombia. No, I’m not a Coke Fiend

One tires of the smirks, the knowing glances and the telltale finger tap to the side of the nose that inevitably greet your revelation in the pub in London that you live in Colombia. How incredibly dull to have to justify my lifestyle in South America and explain to pub acquaintances that I am not, Read more about Yes I Live in Colombia. No, I’m not a Coke Fiend[…]

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