Posted on 07. Aug, 2016 by Colin.
The story of a small adventure I had visiting a friend and burning one up in Comas, one of Lima’s poorest neighborhoods.
Posted on 14. Jul, 2016 by Colin.
How to transfer citizenship to your foreign-born children and a primer on “moral turpitude” in a glowing review of the US embassy in Peru.
Posted on 03. Jun, 2016 by Colin.
The story of my first legal action in Latin America, a claim to recover the security deposit for an apartment in Lima, Peru.
Posted on 24. May, 2016 by Colin.
A look at Peruvians’ strange and quirky fear of the cold, especially cold drinks.
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 03. Dec, 2015 by Colin.
Breaking down the overblown debate on the Associated Press’ use of the word “activist” to describe MRTA collaborator Lori Berenson.
Posted on 17. Oct, 2015 by Colin.
A brief recap of my first time shouting at a Peruvian child for his inexcusable misbehavior.
Posted on 05. Oct, 2015 by Colin.
An open letter to the guy I slapped yesterday explaining why I slapped him.
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 24. Jul, 2014 by Colin.
A look at the ‘Peru Two’, Michaella McCollum and Melissa Reid, who were caught smuggling cocaine from Peru. With analysis of the industry from a former smuggler.