Book Review: War On Peace

The UK paperback edition I purchased in Dubai after leaving Iraq. Pai- I’ve recently finished reading Ronan Farrow’s death of American diplomacy narrative War On…


A Death in Raqqa

SDF fighter and my guide through the ruins, Ismail Khalil photographed in Raqqa on 19 September 2017. ©2017 Derek Henry Flood Pai- Recently, I discovered…




Bodhisattva Vow

Theravada monks look on as devotees place floral alms in Kandy’s sacred tooth relic complex. ©2019 Derek Henry Flood Kandy- For years I’ve wanted to…











A Freudian Slip

A quick walk around Vienna’s quiet city centre reveals a panoply of architectural styles from authentic Baroque to neo-Baroque and from modernism to post-modernism. ©2019…



Vice-A Tortured Review

 Barcelona- I’m certainly no film critic, but I came away from the star studded Vice starring Welsh-born Christian Bale as Wyoming’s Richard ‘Dick’ Bruce Cheney,…