Pleased to Meet You Part 1 of 2 – Beachcomber Island, Fiji

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Have you ever felt that click, that split second w

Maurice D. Valentine: BootsnAll Photojournalist

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Maurice D. Valentine BootsnAll Photojournalist Maurice “Moman” Valentine has been all over, and encountered many things both good and bad by being a Black American. He sold his only car. With the money, he took one trip. Ending up with one helluva good time and an addiction, that just couldn’t be fixed! And that was […]

Risky (Sticky) Business (1 of 2) – Brisbane, Queensland, Australia

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Mo Valentine learns the sticky way that there are

Risky (Sticky) Business (2 of 2) – Brisbane, Queensland, Australia

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Fortitude Valley can be considered the East Village of Brisbane, that is if you’ve ever been to New York City.

The Answer

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A Bacardi poster and an Englishman help Mo Valenti

Sorry Charlie

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A stormy night dive at the Great Barrier Reef frea

Sorry Charlie – Queensland, Australia

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Sorry Charlie Great Barrier Reef, Australia It was amazing. I looked straight down past my fins and saw nothing. I deliberately pointed my light down past my fins to see anything there, and there was just black. It was as if I was being swallowed up by a black hole. I looked up above me […]

Kava King! – Beachcomber Island, Fiji

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Maurice Valentine didn’t expect to go to Fiji, but

Drag Queens & Aluminum Chairs – Perth, Western Australia, Australia

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Drag Queens & Aluminum Chairs Perth, Australia Mo met his Aussie friend Lisa in New York. Meeting up in Perth, he goes to one of her no-bits-barred poetry reads. “The Court Hotel?” “Yeah, The Court Hotel. That’s where I’m going to be reading. It’s a gay bar. But don’t worry, we’ll meet at another bar […]

Mission of Vengeance Part 4 of 4

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Mission of Vengeance Fraser Island, Australia “Well, lookit here,” I said. “They’re typical Aussies, right? I’m sure after drinking themselves silly they’ll pass out.” I snapped my fingers. “Raider, you got any sugar?” “Yeah.” “Let me get some sugar. See that?” I pointed to their put-puttering generator, only a few yards away. “I’ll fuck up […]