‘It’s risky,’ said experience. ‘It’s impossible,’ said pride.

I escaped on a romantic, secluded weekend recently, to Lamu, a tiny island off the coast of Kenya.  Not only are there no roads, there is no pavement period.  Sandy paths, just wide enough for you & one of the many resident donkeys,  wend their way between buildings. I found a small art store tucked […]

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The Rock.Paper.Scissors newsletter is out: what a former child solider has to say about forgiveness & more

This month’s Rock.Paper.Scissors e-newsletter focuses on what Emmanuel Jal, international hip-hop star & former child soldier had to say when I sat down with him.  Read the entire issue here or see below for an excerpt.  Not on the monthly e-newsletter mailing list?  Sign up for free here. Emmanuel Jal.  If he’s not on your […]

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