Tag: villagereport

Pre-order ‘End of the Rainbow’..

My first book, The Elopement, was about running off to Ireland to get married. Kind of. I didn’t mean to run off, and I didn’t mean to get married. Lots of things happen in the course of, well, youth. Next year marks the 20-year anniversary of the events in that book’s main story, and I […]

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Protected: ‘I don’t believe you’

Protected: ‘I don’t believe you’

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A work in progress

I remember on the road last year with Boss, in Vietnam, that we got a copy somehow of a short book by Hemingway called A Moveable Feast. Aside from the chauvinism and racism inherent in all things Hemingway, there was some really great dialogue. And a scene where Fitzgerald and Hemingway are in a room […]

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July | Papers

‘Papers’ is a four-person international conversation, with depth and substance, in the cloud. We have 1 spot for July. Care to learn more ? Here’s a link.. https://paper.dropbox.com/doc/July-Papers–A2SxQSYgd~oTL8E28NgieDw9Ag-6s1wbh2NpCaUZlKwChrOv Stay safe. DK

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Drifting into Rīga

 ‘Why Latvia?’ Me: ‘There was the Eurovision contest. Latvia was in it and I got curious….* That’s why. That’s why I wanted to come over here.’ [stares] ‘…’ ‘What? Why are you—‘ ‘That was like, a really really long time ago… my parents…’ [blushes] ‘For me, it wasn’t that long ago…’ *Wikipedia says, ‘Latvia won the […]

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Breakfast in Cambodia (2016)

Breakfast in Cambodia is a true story of disconnecting from life in a rich, Western country for one year on ‘the road’ in south and southeast Asia. Of landing in Phnom Penh, and reinventing a sense of self. What solitude, time, distance and quiet space can teach us about our innermost selves is the heart […]

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