On the sheer endless embankment of the Tagus River crouches a futuristic swooping structure, gleaming white against the blue sky like the crest of a wave.Lisbon has just seen the opening of MAAT, a brand-spanking new modern art gallery – so what better way to celebrate than to meet one of its curators and explore the city on the Tagus in a smart fortwo?
So there I was on a trip to Barcelona, having left my longboard behind, only to find everybody else seemed to skate along the city’s smoothly asphalted roads while I was stomping around on foot. […]
In this feature, a very special car meets a very special road: the rotary-engined 1975 Mazda RX-5 scales the panoramic Alpine road which was the backdrop to The Sound of Music. for the full text, click Der […]
Away from mass shootings, ordinary Americans get killed by guns every day. In San Diego, a community comes together to make a dent in the problem. Here’s my reportage for huck magazine. Trading in guns […]
Very little direct reporting exists on AA, an organisation that is as influential as it is discreet. On the occasion of its 80th birthday, this long-form piece offers a unique insight into the movement – as well […]
Feature in der Süddeutschen Zeitung: Vor dreißig Jahren erschoss Skating-Champ Harvey Hawks im Vollsuff eine Frau – jetzt bekämpft er die US-Waffenkultur, die ihn zum Mörder machte, mit Longboards. Feature in Germany’s Süddeutsche Zeitung. Thirty years […]
Every year, a group of activists assemble in deepest Georgia to stage a macabre ritual: the re-enactment of America’s last mass lynching Monroe, Georgia. There’s a tense atmosphere at the First African Baptist Church in […]
Sometimes a chance encounter yields the best stories. Running in Atlanta’s Piedmont Park one morning, I started talking to a fellow runner who turned out to be an actor. “We’re re-enacting a lynching down two […]
Once, this country was raped by environmental disaster machines. 25 years on, a ravaged region has reinvented itself – and is now Germany’s latest tourist attraction.
Antonio Monda knows all there is to know about his native Rome, and about Italian film. While driving around the Eternal City, he told me about his plans for the upcoming Rome Film Festival – and his […]