Tag Archives: the mick

The Time I Told Wife to be More Latin

Posted on 13. Jun, 2017 by .


Explaining an old maxim from The Mick, “you have to play with them,” about embracing ambiguity and going with the flow. Very important in Latin America.

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Gringo Roundtable on the Colombia-FARC Peace Deal

Posted on 08. Sep, 2016 by .


A gringo roundtable of analysis on the Colombia-FARC peace agreement from various journalists in Colombia.

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The Mick to do Reddit AMA today!

Posted on 01. Mar, 2016 by .


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.

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The Man Behind the Mick

Posted on 06. Jun, 2015 by .


Highlights from a recent article by Richard McColl about Christopher Kavanagh, AKA “The Mick,” the subject of Mad Outta Me Head.

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Expat Chronicles Meets Audio

Posted on 21. Jan, 2015 by .


Previewing the Expat Chronicles Podcast, including a free download of a chapter from the Mad Outta Me Head audiobook.

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Mad Outta Me Head Published

Posted on 07. Jan, 2015 by .


Announcing the publication of Mad Outta Me Head: Addiction and Underworld from Ireland to Colombia.

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Vote for the Mad Outta Me Head cover

Posted on 26. Dec, 2014 by .


PLEASE HELP by rating your favorite covers for Mad Outta Me Head: Addiction and Underworld from Ireland to Colombia.

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Kingdom of Thieves: El Cartucho, Bogota

Posted on 21. Dec, 2014 by .


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.

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Reddit AMA with The Mick TODAY

Posted on 03. Aug, 2014 by .


Announcing a Reddit AMA (Ask Me Anything) with The Mick today.

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The Mick on Being a Paddy in 1980s London

Posted on 22. Jul, 2014 by .


The Mick talks about being a ‘paddy’ in London at the height of the IRA bombings.

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Kickstarting This Mick’s Life

Posted on 10. Jul, 2014 by .


Announcing the launch of the Kickstarter project and campaign drive for This Mick’s Life: Addiction and Underworld from Ireland to Colombia.

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The Mick’s Racism and Misogyny

Posted on 26. Oct, 2012 by .


An overview of The Mick’s racist and sexist comments and attitudes.

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