James Connolly

James Connolly (james-connolly-freelance.tumblr.com) is a freelance writer based in southern France. He has worked with publications such as Roads and Kingdoms, Motherland and Amnesty International News.

Why do people waste their valuable cognition on bad news? The answer runs deeper than one might expect. Here's a brief look at why people love tabloids so much...

Why People Love Tabloids, and What it Says About Human Psychology

At a time when human beings have access to an unprecedented volume of information from a huge wealth of sources, one fact has remained unchanged for over a century; since newspapers began, editors and owners have been quick to realize one key truth about people: we love drama. This taste for scandal has shaped the way …

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Who else could tell us more about those 3 things than the mad chef himself? Here are 23 Anthony Bourdain Quotes on the best that life has to offer...

23 Anthony Bourdain Quotes on Culture, Cuisine and Following Your Calling

The potential benefits of both travel and food have long been exalted by wise souls the world over. Whether it’s the classic maxim that travel broadens one’s horizons or the idea that a good meal nourishes the soul, it is generally held that both have a key role to play in any rounded, consciously lived …

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