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 05. Oct, 2015 by Colin.
An open letter to the guy I slapped yesterday explaining why I slapped him.
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.
Posted on 01. Aug, 2014 by Colin.
Spider, a fellow inmate at La Picota prison in Bogota, kills another inmate. As told by Kendall in Smuggler’s Diary: Cocaine Karma.
Posted on 19. Jul, 2014 by Colin.
In his autobiography, Smuggler’s Diary, Kendall describes the first stabbing he witnessed at the Villanueva Prison in Cali, Colombia.
Posted on 17. Jul, 2014 by Colin.
A look at the 2013 murder of Canadian expat, Brad Deering, in San Jose, Costa Rica.
Posted on 12. Jul, 2014 by Colin.
Telling the story of a gringo who was stabbed in Bogota’s Parque de los Periodistas in an attempted robbery.
Posted on 10. Jul, 2014 by Colin.
Announcing the launch of the Kickstarter project and campaign drive for This Mick’s Life: Addiction and Underworld from Ireland to Colombia.
Posted on 23. Jul, 2013 by Colin.
In the wake of the murder of DEA agent, James “Terry” Watson, we ask which is worse for Colombia’s image: narcoterrorism or common street crime.