A friend asked me on Whatsapp today how my cats were doing. They’re doing just fine. Early on, I fretted about having enough food
In real life, I’m about to turn 70, or someone who looks a lot like me in the mirror in the morning is about
On November 21, 2019, Colombia became the latest country in Latin America to take to the streets. Following protests in Chile, Bolivia and Ecuador,
What are we living? Drama, comedy, soap opera, reality show, tragedy, nightmare? With hindsight, history will tell us clearly. History will frame this decade
In November 2016, then-Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos signed peace agreements with the FARC (the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia,) Colombia’s largest guerrilla group
In 1971 after graduating college, I left Ireland. The zeitgeist and personal choice led me to the US, first to Ohio and then to
Shuffling through my iTunes library recently, I switched to searching Artist by alphabet mode to help me find a song whose name I couldn’t
Two years ago, the Guardian described how Venezuela’s devastating economic downturn was ravaging its hospitals. Since then, things have only gotten worse. Much worse.
Something monumental, and not in a good way, is going on in Venezuela. You might need to get out a map of South America
This quotation from a bona fide scientist offers a fitting reproach to the anti-science Republicans who want us to live in their don’t-question-me world.