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Al From Manila: Passion for Your Work

“You are this guy in the newspaper, who is writing about taxi drivers?” Al catches me off guard as he runs a comb through my hair calculating where his first scissor incursions will be.  I’ve said three sentences to him...

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Marta’s Kitchen: A Workshop for the New Dubai

Marta’s Workshop is a restaurant and catering company in one of Dubai’s newest neighborhoods, Jumeirah Lake Towers. Though the city is famous for its massive shopping malls and record breaking sky scrapers, Marta represents a new approach that puts an emphasis on small, quality, creative and above all – human. Could this be the future of the city of gold? Anyone who has stepped into her world would say – YES.

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What to Expect in the City of Gold

MP3 Audio [16 MB]DownloadShow URL As part of preparations for the Dubai Taxi Driver project, this week on the podcast we discuss what to expect inside and outside the car in one of the world’s most famous cities. My guest...
 

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Life, Death, and the Stuff in Between

MP3 Audio [28 MB]DownloadShow URL One week since the death of my grandfather, this podcast contains a few personal and professional stories from my life over the past few months. Though this program is usually focused on interviews and issues...
 

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Regrouping and Recharging

For the first time in the history of this site I have been mostly silent for almost a month, choosing instead to spend time with family, and act as a good tour guide for visiting friends here in Portugal.  A...

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Syria Comes Closer

I have been silent over the past 2 weeks, trying to process a recent journey and an experience that had a profound impact on me. Although it would seem there are several ways to tell this story, I will start...