Pyrite Paradise

I am sitting in the slanting light of an Indonesian dawn, in a quiet stillness that will soon be broken by the bizarre and raucous explosion »

Bangkok

“Do you know how to get to Khao San?” Before I was even finished, the shame began to sink in, for the ultimate triumph in any »

The Caves

You will be wet and uncomfortable for two days. The preparatory speech was short and savagely uninspiring, its conclusion hanging in the air like a cold »

Someplace else

I've been struggling lately with a yearning to be someplace else; a funny thing, because I am someplace else. That quiet but persistent tapping on my »