Latacunga, Ecuador

It is a city that lives in the shadow of a volcano. A city of sharp contrasts. A city that is politically radical and socially conservative. A city that met me at the right time, when I was ripe to fall in love with a place. When I arrived that first time, more than a decade

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Bitcoin and the next $10,000

It’s an easy way to grasp how much more it will grow, but if all you see is a dollar value then you’re missing the point.

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Why I ran a marathon

Last year I went to the NYC marathon as a spectator. It was incredible. It was one of the most positive environments I had ever been a part of. There was no other team to root against, no one you wanted to do poorly. Every person there was cheering wildly for complete strangers. Many people

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Sometimes we fail

Sometimes we accomplish our goals; and sometimes we fail. Any narrative that attempts to hide that universal truth is not being wholly honest.

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From Zero to Marathon

Training for a marathon can be a poetic metaphor for life, and the most important lesson for both is to never give up.

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Life Under The Volcano

A neighborhood in Ecuador was mostly abandoned when Cotopaxi, the snow-capped volcano that hangs over the area, became active. Only a few die-hard residents remain.

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I wrote a book

And it was exhausting. More than I would have ever believed. Actually writing the book was a long and arduous process, perhaps compounded by the fact that it was about my own life and I didn’t always want to re-live some parts of the story. It’s also extremely hard to be objective about your own

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Interview with the Author

An interview by The Norwich Radical with author John Dennehy about his forthcoming book, Illegal: a true story of love, revolution and crossing borders

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