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Posts tagged ‘fight’

Che & Guerrillero Heroico

I will bet you have seen this portrait image of Che somewhere before. Entitled Guerrillero Heroico (Heroic Guerrilla Fighter), this now iconic photograph of Ernesto ‘Che’ Guevara was taken by Cuban photographer Alberto Korda in 1960. The Maryland Institute of Art called it “the most famous photograph in the world and a symbol of the 20th century”. It has been variously reprinted, painted, digitized, embroidered, woven, tattooed, silk-screened, sculpted and drawn on nearly every imaginable surface in countless countries around the world. Read more

Lucha Libre!

On Monday night I was sitting with a new Mexican friend and his daughter on the high concrete bleachers in the Arena de Puebla. We were all screaming swear words (which I will be including in my Spanish vocab count) at a muscular man standing triumphant on the ropes of the ring wearing only tights, boots and a brightly coloured mask. Welcome to Lucha Libre. Read more

The Great Bun-Fight

Per capita, I think Wellington punches well above its weight for sheer number of different great eateries. Not even really trying, you have several fantastic options on most streets. Some are hidden away and need a local’s recommendation, but then lo and behold, the ultimate Wellington foodie festival, Wellington on a Plate; with fantastic restaurants identified, recommended and laid out in a guide and suddenly I have a laser-beam focus. Read more

Embracing the Chaos

Reinventing Myself on Mexican Time

Dinner: A Love Story

My year living in Oaxaca, Mexico

Heart of Light

My year living in Oaxaca, Mexico

A Cup of Jo

My year living in Oaxaca, Mexico

Healthy Happier Bear

Adventures In Striving For A Healthy, Happier Life!

Simple Provisions

Food does not need to be fancy to be celebrated