Tag Archives: the mick

The Mick’s Terrible Benders

Posted on 13. Sep, 2011 by .

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SUMMARY: An overview of The Mick’s alcoholism.

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The Rise and Fall of Tachuela

Posted on 24. Apr, 2011 by .

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SUMMARY: In Colombian prison The Mick befriends a notorious assassin, who is ultimately killed himself.

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The Mick Gets Knocked Out

Posted on 23. Apr, 2011 by .

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SUMMARY: The Mick gets knocked out by my American buddy Rico.

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The Michelin Man Goes to Jail

Posted on 12. Feb, 2011 by .

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SUMMARY: Funny story and one of the times The Mick went to Irish prison in the 80s.

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A Public Hanging in South Bogota

Posted on 29. Nov, 2010 by .

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SUMMARY: The Mick witnesses a public hanging in South Bogota, a form of street justice enforced by guerrillas where the government lacked control.

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My 2nd Time Bribing Cops in Colombia

Posted on 22. Jun, 2010 by .

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SUMMARY: Short dittie about my 2nd time busted smoking weed on the street with The Mick.

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South London Gangster in Colombia

Posted on 28. Jan, 2010 by .

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SUMMARY: The story of John Rowley, a British conman and gangster, includes famous heists, jaw-dropping excess and drug abuse, prison, and an early death. Told by The Mick.

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My 1st Time Bribing Cops in Colombia

Posted on 08. Jan, 2010 by .

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SUMMARY: The Mick and I got busted smoking a joint in Chapinero. We paid our way out of it.

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Scopolamine in Colombia

Posted on 24. Oct, 2009 by .

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SUMMARY: Scopolamine is a powerful sedative commonly used in robberies, assaults, and rapes in Colombia. This post tells a few scopolamine stories and discusses the urban legends.

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A Little Background on The Mick

Posted on 30. Sep, 2009 by .

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SUMMARY: A slew of shorts about The Mick’s past, alcoholism, taste in women, slang, and stories from Bogota, Colombia.

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The Mick’s Prison Murder

Posted on 06. Sep, 2009 by .

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SUMMARY: The Mick murdered a fellow inmate during his 4-year sentence in the Bogota, Colombia prison, La Modelo.

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Yaje / Ayahuasca in Colombia

Posted on 10. Aug, 2009 by .

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SUMMARY: I took ayahuasca, a spiritual hallucinogen also known as yaje, near Bogota, Colombia. This post features info on ayahuasca and my story.

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Introducing The Mick

Posted on 29. Jul, 2009 by .

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SUMMARY: Introducing a new character to this blog, The Mick, who moved to Colombia in the 80s to bring cocaine to Ireland. After four years in prison, he never went back.

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