Bulgaria Landscape
25 Days of Bulgaria Part 2

Thirty years ago Claudio Magris travelled the Danube’s winding trail from Hungary, musing on the philosophies of the area. His book was written the year I was born, and now, approaching my…

Sofia, Bulgaria by night.
25 Days of Bulgaria Part 1

The bus lurched into Sofia amidst a storm that might rival armageddon. The first taste of Bulgaria, and hopefully not an omen of things to come. After weaving in and out of…

Day of the Dead Face Painting by Janko Ferlic
Dia De Muertos en Oaxaca

Grief is a funny thing. One minute it’s all-encompassing, in other moments it slips away into the ether. At first, it is inescapable. A heavyweight crushing the air out of your lungs,…

20. Everybody Has a Story

An old Arab gentleman ushers a curious volunteer into his tent and gestures with his wiry thin arms to have a seat. Sit, he says with his eyes. The shrapnel wounds down…

18: Let’s Play a Game

Let’s play a game, use your imagination and follow along. You’re cosy in that recliner you love, you know the one. You picked it out together right after you brought your first…