Category Archives: Travel


So, stuff about Lae, Papua New Guinea. There was unrest here about two weeks ago and a State of Emergency was declared. We left and went to Kokopo. Actually we were doing this anyway, so it was pretty good timing. … Continue reading

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Housemari’s house

Been in PNG for several months now – thought I’d share a story. Our housemari (this is Pidgin English for “maid”) is trying to work us for cash so she doesn’t end up homeless. She has five kids that all … Continue reading

Posted in Ethics, Mental Illness, Money, Travel, Womenz | 37 Comments

In Brooklyn

I’m alive and staying at Mack’s place! It’s been fucking awesome and we got wasted in Greenpoint yesterday!

Posted in Rants and Raves, SATAN!, Travel, Uncategorized | 9 Comments

What the fuck have you been reading lately?

Bill Bryson – Notes from a Small Island (second time). Alan Garner – the Weirdstone of Brisingamen. I had not read this since I was about eleven and I had forgotten how, um, weird it is, and kinda bad. Such … Continue reading

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maybe moving to PNG

We might be moving to Papua New Guinea. My wife had a promising interview for a 2- or 3-year position as an advisor. We think she’s going to get the job but are waiting for definite confirmation from the powers … Continue reading

Posted in Education, Ethics, The Law, Travel | 11 Comments


Hi how’s it going? Highlights of my trip to Fiji: dived with big bull and nurse sharks (3m+) saw spinner dolphins jumping drank a lot of duty free single malt. Caol Isla = awesome. saw friends in Suva, partied Kinda … Continue reading

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Places I’d rather be right now

In no particular order: 1. Halifax, Nova Scotia 2. Broadford or Upper Breakish, Isle of Skye (Lower Breakish would be ok, too) 3. Fort Greene, Brooklyn 4. San Rafael, California (rain, not snow) 5. London (Daisy’s there – that’s enough … Continue reading

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A Kind Of Homecoming

There’s still time before the shuttle leaves, and so I decide to take a walk outside and say my final goodbyes to Hesperia. Two years I’ve been here, working out at the other side of the galaxy, and even though … Continue reading

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