Posted on 09. Feb, 2017 by Colin.
Subjective comparison of Lima vs. Bogota for expats based on criteria including cost of living, weather, food, safety and more.
Posted on 22. Nov, 2016 by Colin.
A look at how the city of Medellin has fared in its quest to become the “Silicon Valley of Latin America.”
Posted on 08. Sep, 2016 by Colin.
A gringo roundtable of analysis on the Colombia-FARC peace agreement from various journalists in Colombia.
Posted on 26. Jul, 2016 by Colin.
An expat on the Colombian coast explains the lure of a controversial spectator sport and Hispanic tradition, cockfighting.
Posted on 11. May, 2016 by Colin.
The founder of an NGO in Colombia explains two of the top territory hazards of trying to make a difference.
Posted on 01. Mar, 2016 by Colin.
Christopher Kavanagh, aka “The Mick” and subject of “Mad Outta Me Head,” will do a Reddit AMA interview on Friday. For those with questions after reading the book.
Posted on 12. Dec, 2015 by Colin.
The case for why Spanish-style bullfighting is art, culture, drama, death and all that. Extracts from Ernest Hemingway’s “Death in the Afternoon.”
Posted on 27. Aug, 2015 by Colin.
An introduction to my latest publishing project, Peru Reports, an English-language news service from Peru.
Posted on 06. Jun, 2015 by Colin.
Highlights from a recent article by Richard McColl about Christopher Kavanagh, AKA “The Mick,” the subject of Mad Outta Me Head.
Posted on 02. May, 2015 by Colin.
SUMMARY: My rant on an uninformed critique of one of my books, an admission of my own ignorance in the past, and a book list to help prospective expats be mindful.
Posted on 07. Jan, 2015 by Colin.
Announcing the publication of Mad Outta Me Head: Addiction and Underworld from Ireland to Colombia.
Posted on 21. Dec, 2014 by Colin.
An excerpt from Mad Outta Me Head on the old El Cartucho district of Bogota, which was a un-policed neighborhood of drugs and addiction.