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Crossing from the personal to the political, local to global, Nomadology is a blog of anecdotes, gonzo journalism, personal confessions and poetry by digital gypsies on the nature of travel in a globalised world.
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from Hounslow now through europe postwar to Cornwall then - constructions in history and mythology - gathaka

Thu, 2016/07/21 - 2:48am
Phones repaired, unlocked and sold here say numerous LED signs Pawn shops with jewellery abound I think of reading Londonstani and the stolen phone industry these shops points to. Everyone has one...

Hate in the Heart of People's Park - Mad America

Thu, 2016/07/21 - 2:48am
"The amount of eccentricity in a society has generally been proportional to the amount of genius, mental vigour, and moral courage which it contained" - John Stuart Mill A cultural landmark...

Mad America: The Great Alternatives Conference: Intro - Mad America

Thu, 2016/07/21 - 2:48am
On October 16th I flew from Oakland, California (thriving hub of cultural production in the modern world), to Omaha, Nebraska (...?), to visit a conference called Alternatives '09. The conference is...

Hitch Hiker's Delight - Ben Jah Man

Thu, 2016/07/21 - 2:48am
i think my greatest satisfaction of the last four months of South East Asian travel would have to be washing my face, washing my feet, and taking a shit after 1000km's of hitch hiking over 3-4...

The Beat Gen, 90s Hip Hop legends and Oriental Zen Lunacy - Mad America

Thu, 2016/07/21 - 2:48am
A late Tuesday night. Walking on my own through SF skyscraper chasms. The whiff of weed sinks like mist over the blocks around the club and I round a corner to its hazy epicentre and find a grin of...

Australian Shame - Mad America

Thu, 2016/07/21 - 2:48am
Things that have made me ashamed of the Australian nation: Australian Shame #1. Moving into a large co-op (communal sharehouse) in Berkeley I was happy to find out that one of my housies had a...

Entering the Great American Fruit and Nut Bowl: War Diaries, Inherited Madness and Other Things - Mad America

Thu, 2016/07/21 - 2:48am
The following is unpolished and downright grubby. But Tom Cho reassured me that we all need to write a few stinkers so we can refer back to and see how much we've come. Here's one for the...

Some Thoughts on Travel - Ben Jah Man

Thu, 2016/07/21 - 2:48am
* there is obviously something that we travellers are looking for, or running from; and it's sometimes the same thing. some come to find themselves, others to lose themselves, and some just...

Stuff in America you don't see on the TV - Mad America

Thu, 2016/07/21 - 2:48am
Stuff in America you don’t see on the TV - Bluejays. - Micro-packaging and the extent of disposable waste. (I keep being given cutlery in plastic packagin which also contains little paper salt...

Sierra Nevadas: Clarity, purity, PBJ's - Mad America

Thu, 2016/07/21 - 2:48am
By chance, the morning after flight, I’m roadtripping up highway 99 to the great Sierra Nevadas with random good fortune. I sit in the back of the car with a young Panamanian art-school grad with a...