Chimayó, New Mexico

30 minutes north of Santa Fe, New Mexico, in the foothills of the Sangre de Cristo mountains, lies the tiny community of Chimayó. This morning, on yet another cloudy day in Oxford, I woke up thinking about chile! When Jamie […]

South Africa and HIV

I have picked up a new friend to spend time with on Sundays in Jo’burg: the newspaper,  Sunday Times. One of my favorite columnists is a woman named Pinky Khoabane. On Sunday, November 15th, I read her short but bold […]


Lahore  is often called the Garden of Mughals because of its rich Mughal heritage. Nothing you will ever see on the media. Some background on the City that I cut-pasted from Wikipedia that is fairly accurate: A legend, based on […]