Letter from Kosovo

Pristina, 2001 – Summer is here and the longest day has just passed. The tourism season is in full swing…

Balibo Tourist

Timor Leste, 2013 – We have been told that the road to the west is terrible and that only a…

Nauru 2013

– Out of the blue I received a call from a colleague who’d recently sold his Pacific Islands trading business.…

By Bus to Baucau

Timor Leste 2013 – Our trip to Baucau was adventurous enough for us. Traveling in a well-worn bus with Timorese…

The Angry Christ

Manila, 2016 – I was told to be ready to be picked up from my hotel at 5pm. We were…

Ethiopia 1974

One Sunday in early January 1974, we were enjoying the usual family roast lunch watching a BBC Panorama program,  reported…