I rediscover the virtues of make-do-and-mend at London’s Repair Café.
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. […]
The guys and gals at smart magazine rarely miss a beat, so when Rio’s Museum of Tomorrow opened, they asked me for a write-up straight away. Naturally, I jumped at the chance to write about my old […]
East Village GP Dr Dave Ores is a walking paradox – inked all over, he helps ex-cons start afresh by removing their tattoos. Profile in huck, the radical culture magazine. For the pdf, click dr dave […]
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 […]
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.