South America
05 September 2011
That 11 September, that lethal Tuesday morning, I awoke with dread to the sound of planes flying above my house. When,...
Politics
08 January 2009
The email came to me a few days after Harold Pinter’s death. It was from Farouq Homar, who was in the process of...
Politics
18 December 2006
There can be no doubt that his body has been proven to be mortal, but I fear that the spirit of Augusto Pinochet may...
International Politics
08 May 2006
I blinked at the words on my screen. I had been trolling the internet, looking for reasons why the US does not...
Ideas
29 August 2005
As a child, I was sure that Albert Einstein was the most famous violinist in the world. The confusion stemmed from a...
Books
18 July 2005
It was the summer of 1951 and London took me by storm. It was gentle, that storm, sweeping a child barely nine years...