Author Archives: Peter

Open City declared Peter Nolan Smith an underground punk legend of the 1970s East Village. The New England native spent many years as a nightclub doorman in New York, Paris, London, and Hamburg. The constant traveler has lived for long periods of time in Europe and the Far East. After a forced retirement from the Schmatta trade in Thailand, Peter Nolan Smith returned to New York to work in the international diamond trade. At summer’s end he resumed the life of a writer. The world’s leading leisureologist is currently based in Sri Racha, Thailand, Fort Greene, Brooklyn, and Luxembourg City. He has no address.

Solo – 2019 Kili Initiative # 17

I come from a city of millions. Sometimes I don’t speak to anyone in a day. I consider those days as the way of silence. Like the Poor Clare Nuns living under a vow of silence. Dawn broke early of the Kibo Lodge Guest House. We woke for morning exercise. Across the gully the Prayer […]

New Ancient Cave Paintings

45,000 years ago ice sheets covered the polar regions and mountain tops of the world. Human population during this glacial period had been calculated to have been in the tens or thousands, if not even less. Homo sapiens outbirthed neanderthals, fighting for shelters such as caves. recently researchers discovered a cavern in Sulawesi covered with […]

The Feast of the Immaculate Conception

The Feast of the Immaculate Conception has been celebrated by the Catholic Church on December 8th since as early as the 5th Century, but does not commemorate the virginal conception of the Blessed Mary. The Feast of the Annunciation marks Virgin Mary getting mystically pregnant without any sex. A miracle, but I believed as a […]

Friday the 13th

The number 12 symbolizes completeness for numerologists and 13 has a reputation of a prime number steeped with irregularity, further tarnished by 13 being the number of people at the Last Supper of Jesus and 13 people at a table is now feared to doom to death one of the guests. 13 has been considered […]

Friday The 13th

The number 12 symbolizes completeness for numerologists and 13 has a reputation of a prime number steeped with irregularity. Thirteen is further tarnished by being the number of people at the Last Supper of Jesus. The Turks went so far as to ban the number from their language and the Vikings feared that if thirteen […]