Monthly Archives: June 2015

Northern Ireland is beautiful… and troubled.

I’ve had a lot of trouble getting to the blog, our pads are inadequate and a good internet cafe is hard to find these days. I am at the library in Londonderry if you are a Unionist who wants to … Continue reading

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We are fine!

We’re in Belfast, a deligntful and beautiful Irish city. People are wonderful, neighborhoods are great, but signs of the troubles, political chaos of the 1970s and beyond remain. A series of gates seperates a Catholic and Loyalist neighborhood, with opposing … Continue reading

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Alcatraz Becomes Art

Life is a concrete room. Small toilet. Scratched walls covered with ugly letters from someone unnamed, gone. Did dampness take them, losing them in this cement? What could be worse than separation from the guy next door, walls that shackle … Continue reading

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