Dear Liberals: Being Critical of Islam is not Racism

As a slight break-away from my usual travel writing, I´ve published a piece in Huffington Post´s World Post about free speech and Islam.  Free speech and the ability to debate intelligently and freely is extremely important, especially for writers. Thanks to Huffington Post´s blog team for plastering the giant photo of Reza Aslan below the headline.… Read More Dear Liberals: Being Critical of Islam is not Racism

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Morning Market

In the village, more than in the city, there is a strict adherence to schedules – schedules dictated by inactivity.  Certain things are only done at particular hours; any momentary deviation from the way things are done is considered at least a minor incident. In the winter, locals in villages move slower than ever, as if… Read More Morning Market

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The Light in Lisboa

In the Praça do Comércio, there is a temporary museum exhibition showcasing the light in Lisbon.   From a photographer´s point of view (or simply an observer´s) the exhibit might be best viewed as a stimulus for ideas. The best way to see that light, though, is to walk the streets and look around. There does… Read More The Light in Lisboa

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