the Mompos Project

Chapter 1: The Mompós Project

So, in my quest for an editor/ agent/ publisher, I have gone ahead and published Chapter 1 of my novel on Medium. The working title at the moment, which will be familiar to readers of this blog, is of course: “The Mompós Project” and it’s hoped that through the great wide ether and all those Read more about Chapter 1: The Mompós Project[…]

Podcasting 101, Show Notes

I receive quite a few emails weekly about people with questions about Colombia, obviously this is something positive since my podcast is about this complex South American nation, but at the same time, I also receive missives from listeners and curious parties asking after my training and how they themselves could successfully start-up and get Read more about Podcasting 101, Show Notes[…]

memory

The Importance of personal cultural heritage

It’s a strange thing, but as a traveler through Latin America, upon visiting a place for the first time, I would often head out to a nearby cemetery to take a look at the old tombstones, and reflect a little on my own cultural heritage as I read out the names recorded there.   Maybe Read more about The Importance of personal cultural heritage[…]

Coffee and Politics with the FARC: A Journey to Las Colinas, Guaviare

I had been forewarned that our driver might utter some anti FARC commentary along the two-hour journey from San Jose del Guaviare to the temporary zone of concentration at Las Colinas. Bouncing along the rutted trail, passing tiny farming settlements and long rolling vistas of grazing land for cattle, there was an apprehension present in Read more about Coffee and Politics with the FARC: A Journey to Las Colinas, Guaviare[…]

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