Ric…for Dummies

I'm really happy to be able to announce my latest book deal with my long time publishing partner Wiley & Sons. I will be working with them to produce my first title in the hugely popular "For Dummies" series. The book is "Social Media Optimization for Dummies," and will be released in the Spring of 2015.

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Thailand Through Foreign Eyes

Once upon a time, I lived in Thailand. It’s an odd place — certainly not the simple Land of Smiles of the tourist brochures. I’m not sure anyone who’s never lived in Thailand can really appreciate the layers upon layers of peculiarity that have accreted. There is one thing of...

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The Night the Demons Walk

The figures you see in the photos below are known as Ogoh-Ogoh and are at the heart of a wonderful Balinese tradition. These photos were shot at the annual Ngrupuk parade, held every year in Bali the night before Nyepi, the Balinese Day of Silence. During that parade, these enormous...

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Balinese Dreams

I’ve lived in Bali since 2003 and have been traveling here since 1997. Over the years, I’ve taken a number of photos of the incredible scenery and the fascinating people. The photos in this Gallery come from all over the island ad were shot over a number of years. I’ll...

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In case you've just arrived, only to find things a bit amiss; fear not, I'm in the midst of a website rebuild. Please bear with me, this too shall pass (and we shall all be the better for it!).

27 July 2014

A Taste of Europe

The photos in this Gallery were shot in 2006 and 2007, on trips to London and Slovenia. Europe provides so much eye candy, it’s hard to know where to start. Slovenia, is truly an under-rated destination, with the incredible beauty of the Alps framing the faded echoes of the Hapsburg...

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I split my time between Bali, Indonesia and the U.S.A. I travel a fair amount and while I try to stay in touch on line as much as possible there are times when I am taking a break from this digital life. It’s best to use the form, below, to...

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