Inner Mongolia in winter can be a cold and lonely place, but good company makes it a little warmer. Continue reading 这是个好日子: On travelling and loneliness
“I’ll write your biography,” I promised my best friend before he died. Continue reading My best friend’s biography
Conversations with my North Korean minders Continue reading Between the Lines
I may not have gone where I intended to go, but I think I have ended up where I needed to be. Continue reading 2016: Roots and wings
Everyday life is fascinating in Pyongyang, North Korea – from riding the subway to shopping at the local Kwangbok supermarket.
Continue reading Streets of Pyongyang
Neon lights illuminate Amsterdam’s De Wallen red light district at nightfall, a grown man’s playground of erotics and narcotics. Continue reading Erotics and narcotics