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My life in the fire……a prelude to the Flambeaux Fire show ‘The Calling’

When I was young in Scotland, gypsies would do fire-eating and breathing shows for the shocked villagers and  we’d burn enormous effigies – (a ‘guy’ we called it; a ‘Burning Man’ you call it) on the moor park on Guy … Continue reading

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Wetbacks

I was only an illegal here in the States from Scotland for 11 years but in that time I ‘got it’. How could I really ‘get it’ coming from where I did though? My experience wasn’t exactly the same as … Continue reading

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Trayvon Martin and George Zimmerman

It just keeps coming up. And with it comes the bile. The Trayvon Martin case has the potential to cause much hurt in this country. And why not? It may need it. Two people who met for a few seconds. … Continue reading

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Indigenous in Ecuador – first impressions of an outsider.

I headed to Ecuador to fulfill a dream of freedom in the high mountains and jungles. But also, I wanted to see what it was really like in a country with a huge percentage of indigenous that is presently developing … Continue reading

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Hello world!

Welcome to WordPress.com! This is your very first post. Click the Edit link to modify or delete it, or start a new post. If you like, use this post to tell readers why you started this blog and what you … Continue reading

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