condé nast knows the world?

it’s not often i post from another blog, but this missive from chris roper needs to be shared. he describes the seriously sad writing of one nick fraser of the supposedly-reputable condé nast traveller magazine in the uk. it is just a pity i don’t have a copy of the article to see it for…

first and third worlds juxtaposed

so, i was doing a very first world thing this morning – running on a treadmill in a fancy new gym. one of those gyms where the rows of exercise machines face a banjk of televisions playing anything from sport through music videos to cnn. it is a cacophony of silence – visual overload with…