Some people say, that the only way to have happiness is to live on experience rather than money. To spend your time travelling and meeting new challenges head on. I don’t disagree with them. But I now acknowledge that my generation probably has more people inclined to think this way than it has the ‘work … More Pivot to Proper Adventure
Looking out of my window on the twelfth floor on a Hanoi high-rise I can see a mix of old and new. I can see out to Ba Dinh district, a collection of government buildings with embassies littered between them and a maze of closed off streets leading to arching monuments, testament to the old … More Vietnam: The Sleeping Giant?
The first thing I saw was an AK47 assault rifle dangling around the waste of a man in uniform. He looked like a tired old security guard with his pale blue shirt and his Marlborough hanging out of his mouth. I wanted to ask him if I could hold his gun. In amidst the crowd … More Mayday with the Palestinian Circus School
Dead Drops began in October 2010 as an offline file sharing network coined by a Berlin based media artist. The concept is pretty simple. Upload some files onto a USB, cement it into a wall, and wait for any passer by to plug it in and have a look. I’m sitting in Quoc Lo cafe, Hanoi. Nestled … More Dead Drop #1771
“In times of peace, the warlike man attacks himself” An inaccurate quote. Man. Woman. Warlike or otherwise. We all make war with ourselves in times of peace. And of war. Really, we are all at war, all of the time. Because we were built for nothing short of that reality. It is reality. We are … More Musings #1
*This is a summary of events from 8th May 2015 – All photo’s credit to International Solidarity Movement (I forgot my own camera this day). The village of Al-Zaim sits on the edge of the Wall – within the Jerusalem jurisdiction, but nestled inside the West Bank. It is a Palestinian village, however the majority … More al-Zaim, Palestine – Demonstration, May 2015
Last month 9 innocent people were gunned down in Charleston, South Carolina, for no other reason than the colour of their skin. Dylann Roof, the shooter in this particular case of racial onslaught has subjected a whole community to a level of pain that I cannot begin to understand and forced an entire nation to mourn the death … More Je Suis Charleston