A Memorial for Andy

When I first arrived in Liverpool, I had very little money and nowhere to stay. I managed to get the last available bed in the mixed dorm of a hostel that was crowded, dark and not completely tidy, but it had an atmosphere that made me and everyone else feel right at home. Within days, […]

Op Ed

To Change a Mind

“Oh, I loved visiting Turkey,” I said to the Irish man sitting across from me. “Warm people, amazing food, ancient ruins, what’s not to enjoy?” He nodded and I took a sip of my beer when I heard a derisory snort to my left.