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Meeting Mr Right (or am I just high as a kite?) and turning down Grade A cocaine in Cocaine Utopia

I met Tarquin through some (very posh) friends in the summer of 1996. Within two hours of us dating, he was coming up with our children’s names. 2,640 more words

Mental Health

Amazon exploring... all fun and games until A FISH HAS ENTERED THE BOAT!

Visiting the Amazon was one of things on my South America must-do list. The Amazon! I did a little comparison shopping in La Paz and in the end I found a package trip which included my roundtrip flight and a 3 day boat trip on the Amazon including food, lodging and a tour guide for under $300. 2,244 more words


El Papa Francisco: La confirmación de la regla. (Sobre lo dicho por Frei Beto)

El Papa, amigo de presidentes progresistas de América Latina (Frei Betto).

Calificar de “revolucionario”, a éste o a cualquier papado no sólo evidencia un exceso de fidelidad confesional, sino también, y sobre todo, una pérdida de memoria histórica. 352 more words

Latin America: Wall Street's Worse Nightmare

Eyes Wide Open: A Journey Through Today’s South America

Pascal Dupont (2009)

Spanish with English subtitles

Film Review

Eyes Wide Open was intended as a sequel to the late (deceased April 13, 2015) Eduardo Galeano’s 1973 book… 634 more words

Inspiring Moments In Resistance

Photo Gallery: Three months in South America

I was overwhelmed by the diversity of landscapes and cultures in South America. The journey took me through Chile, Argentina, Peru, Bolivia, Paraguay, Brazil and Uruguay. 108 more words


"So what is it you actually do?"

Since starting my PhD, I’ve often been asked: ‘so what is it you actually do?’  Good question.  As any doctoral student will tell you, this can be surprisingly difficult to answer.  772 more words

Latin America

We are not travelling

You probably already know that we are not on holiday all the time. We are also not travelling. Well, we are. We travel. We go to places like Bolivia, Iguazu Falls in Argentina, mardi gras in New Orleans and wherever else. 588 more words