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 a story, the more likely it is to possess elements of truth. Perhaps I have Read more about This Mick’s Life: Addiction and Underworld from Ireland to Colombia[…]

Homelessness and Addiction on Every Corner in Bogota

Enough is enough and I have decided to try to catalogue homelessness and addiction that surrounds us everywhere and in every neighbourhood here in Bogotá. As regular visitors to this blog will know, I am regularly out walking my dog through Lourdes Park and around this area of Chapinero and so, am exposed to a Read more about Homelessness and Addiction on Every Corner in Bogota[…]

Advice on Visiting Colombia

Visiting Colombia, land of hummingbirds, fabulous beaches, tropical fruit, beautiful women, coffee, emeralds and other products so beloved of guidebook blurbs and national tourism bureaus can be a daunting prospect and lead to an investigation rife with misinformation. Colombia, the only risk is wanting to stay. Colombia, C-o-l-o-m-b-i-a (you have now been officially warned regarding Read more about Advice on Visiting Colombia[…]

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