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Burning Man Day 2: A Cashless Society

September 10th, 2010 by Andrzej Burning Man Day 2: A Cashless Society

There are currently 50,000 people camped in the Nevada desert about 2 hours north of Reno. Every one of them has their own reason for being there. Some have gone to get trashed and party hard, some have gone for the Art, some have gone to gawk and some are there because they have a […]

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Burning Man Started Today

September 10th, 2010 by Andrzej Burning Man Started Today

This time last year I was on the Playa, close to Gerlach in Nevada. I had arrived in Gerlach on Thursday as the people I was travelling with told me we would be allowed on early. They were mistaken. As it turned out, we spent the weekend in Gerlach where I wandered around taking pictures. […]

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Bachelorette Party or Hen’s Night?

September 10th, 2010 by Andrzej Bachelorette Party or Hen’s Night?

Yesterday I was supposed to go on an art adventure but instead I stayed home and then in the late afternoon I went and caught up with some friends who were out for a Bachelorette Party and as a surprise for the principal Bachelorette, took some pictures of them before they went really crazy for […]

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Chantal Ughi: From Model to Thai Kick Boxing World Champion

September 10th, 2010 by Andrzej Chantal Ughi: From Model to Thai Kick Boxing World Champion

Respect. Chantal Ughi is the Thai Kick Boxing Female World Champion. I first met Chantal a couple of years ago when I was spending far too much time at Nublu on Avenue C in the East Village. Nublu was an amazing bar, full of characters and by far and away had more of the best […]

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Ken Hirai: The Japanese produce Pop Singers as well…

September 10th, 2010 by Andrzej Ken Hirai: The Japanese produce Pop Singers as well…

Ok. I know I didn't post a blog yesterday. I did write one on my friend Chantal Ughi, who went from being a model to World Champion Kick Boxer, but it got wiped when Firefox decided to crash and take my words into the ether along with it. And I didn't have time to re-write […]

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Automatic Loveletter: Conquering From Clearwater

September 10th, 2010 by Andrzej Automatic Loveletter: Conquering From Clearwater

Last night I saw Juliet Simms and her brother Tommy of Automatic Loveletter play 6 songs at Angels & Kings, a small bar in the East Village. Even though Juliet was nursing a sore throat so couldn't speak before the show, from the moment they hit the stage I was transfixed. She's an incredible performer […]

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Birmingham: Razor Blades and Bull Rings

September 10th, 2010 by Andrzej Birmingham: Razor Blades and Bull Rings

Following on from yesterdays post about Sharna, I thought I'd move onto my own background. I was born in Birmingham, England and grew up there at a time when it was still the center of the Car Manufacturing Industry. In essence, Birmingham is the Detroit of England. I've been to Detroit and was shocked to […]

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Sharna: Today is a very special day

September 10th, 2010 by Andrzej Sharna: Today is a very special day

My daughter, Sharna (aka Sshh) was born on this day. She grew up in Australia and now lives in London with her boyfriend Zak; making music, creating art and writing a book. She is an extraordinarily talented individual and I watch her progress through life with great interest and pride in her achievements. Not pride […]

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Midnight Oil’s Peter Garrett: From Pop Charts to Politics

September 10th, 2010 by Andrzej Midnight Oil’s Peter Garrett: From Pop Charts to Politics

Peter Garrett was the singer with Midnight Oil from 1973 to 2002, when he informed the band that he was leaving to join the Australian Labor Party (ALP) and go into politics full time. It was a controversial decision as for many years he had been aligned with the Green movement and many people felt […]

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Bob Marley’s Hidden Legacy: Ky-Mani Marley writes a book

September 10th, 2010 by Andrzej Bob Marley’s Hidden Legacy: Ky-Mani Marley writes a book

Last night I met Bob Marley's son. Well, I should actually say I met one of Bob Marley's sons. In fact, his tenth son. I wonder if there is some kind of mythology surrounding the tenth son in the way that the seventh child is supposed to have some kind mystical power. Anyway, I digress. […]

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