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Mexican Democracy

In July 2018, I was part of the UK delegation to observe the Mexican electoral process, organised by the Mexican pro-transparency network RUCD (Red Universitaria y Ciudadana por la Democracia) … Continue reading

January 28, 2019 · Leave a comment

Street Scripture: Madrid, London, Barcelona, Sheffield, Granada

January 22, 2016 · Leave a comment

Sketches from here & then

Nov. 2015. London. Lunch in the Somertown Community Centre on Ousselton street. Spicy chicken wrap, coffee and iced sponge cake: £5. Kraftwerk’s ‘The Model’ comes on the radio. ‘She’s playing … Continue reading

November 25, 2015 · Leave a comment

A memory of a day in NY, found in an old notebook

Bought coffee from a man from Oaxaca off Central Park, walked there and drank it. Sun + clouds; made fun of by a gang of Dominican teenagers. Walked to Greenwich … Continue reading

January 6, 2015 · Leave a comment

Sketches Andaluz

18.03.12. Perfect sunset coming down over Andalucía, descending in time with the plane.  Large lakes with jagged, jig-sawed edges, and a fading pink which stretches beyond the coast. Talked with … Continue reading

April 17, 2012 · Leave a comment

‘Present Imperfect’ for Banner

Further flogging an ageing donkey: an article mined from several of the blogposts below appeared in the very new and very excellent Banner. The piece concerns Guatemalan history and politics, … Continue reading

September 20, 2011 · Leave a comment

Loma Linda and the Cuchumatanes

It is hard to find specific, anecdotal things to write about Loma Linda, because life there has a pleasingly repetitive character and the days too easily slip together. So instead … Continue reading

March 21, 2011 · Leave a comment