When God made Colombia…

People always ask me why I chose Colombia. Well, if there is one thing you can say about Colombia; it’s always interesting. A Colombian fable: “When God was creating the world, he put gold into South Africa. But there was some was left over, so he threw it into Colombia. “Then he put coal into […]


Catch the pigeon

The police officer looked apologetic. “It’s no longer here,” she said quietly. The room was suddenly very still. “The pigeon,” she repeated, raising a sorrowful smile. “We don’t have it any more.” She was referring to a young homing pigeon, used by enterprising criminals trying to smuggle 40g of marijuana (and five grams of cocaine) […]