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Leaving no stone unturned in GAZA

Hi everyone, Greetings to my wonderful merry band of WordPress followers. As you know, I work as a journalist. I’m currently looking for someone on the ground in Gaza to provide a ground-level view of the current conflict in the … Continue reading

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Port-au-Prince journey Part 1

Writing on the hotel terrasse on a quiet Sunday morning, as the music of a half dozen church services drifts over the walls of the gate. A rest day, or at least a rest morning, is a nice thing to … Continue reading

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Know Your Expats

I have had a few intriguing meetings with various expats in the past few weeks, which led me to write the following bit of tongue-in-cheek amateur anthropology. Is it apt? Absurd? Pretentious? Missing a few categories? Let me know! Add … Continue reading

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OK kids, let’s learn radio scriptwriting!

Last week, my work week got off to an unusual start. I arrived in the big blue bus at eight o’clock, yes, but that was where the similarities with other weeks ended. I was surprised to see another expat– a … Continue reading

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My second home

(This piece was actually requested by a Quebec community newspaper for which I frequently write when in Canada, as part of their Canada Day coverage– one of the editors found it kind of cool that the two countries share an … Continue reading

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