I’m left wondering if this how it will be every time I come to the US?
I tried to renew my visa by leaving to Mexico and returning at El Paso. The US immigration officials there barked at the long slow line, numb to its humanity by the volume of dark skinned chattel that passes [...]
From the darkness of the bus I moved the curtain over just enough to point the telephoto lens out at the two brawling drunks.
One of them passed out on the floor was really wasted, he just wanted to go back to sleep while the other one beat him, slapping his body and head, standing [...]
I order Pene al Pesto in a restaurant and for the time between placing my order and receiving the food I am in heaven, tasting the delicious familiar flavours and textures in my head, and delighting in the satisfying feeling that follows the completion of the heavy carb dish.
Of course when the food comes [...]
I’m waiting for the Indian Treasury to decide if they can give me back my bail money in cash. They won’t accept my bank card as proof of my UK account details, and they won’t pay the money to someone I nominate, in case that person rips me off. How thoughtful, far better that they [...]
So after all it turns out I’m not a terrorist, so I’m not going to prison again.
But it’s not a happy ending, because its resulted in the end of my journey. This court case has cost me €6000. To put it in perspective; from the UK to India I spent about €3000 on 3 [...]
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