Paradox In Paradise

August 23, 2008

A Meeting with a Rainbow Warrior

By Mark Ulyseas For The Bali Times There is a prophecy from the First Nations of America that there will come a time when the earth will become sick, its – Read More...
August 15, 2008

Expats Teetering on the Edge, and Those Who Make It

By Mark Ulyseas For The Bali Times Seize the day, pluck it and suck on the nectar of life – and be happy, one day at a time. Sitting at – Read More...
August 8, 2008

The New Wave: Reverse Discrimination

By Mark Ulyseas For The Bali Times A wacky friend from Oz told me that I was qualified to write on the following subject because I was a “brown skinned – Read More...
August 1, 2008

Tacky, Soulless Art amid a Vacuity of Inspiration

By Mark Ulyseas For The Bali Times UBUD ~ Recently a dog was starved to death as part of an art installation. And presently an artist is looking for a – Read More...
July 25, 2008

Creative License Up for Renewal

By The Mark Ulyseas For The Bali Times This is my 50th column for The Bali Times. It would have been the 52nd but for Christmas week, when there is – Read More...
July 18, 2008

We Are the Paradox

By Mark Ulyseas For The Bali Times This week’s column is about the use, or should I say misuse, of religion to suit our personal needs on the isle. We – Read More...
July 11, 2008

A Royal Cremation

Prince Tjokorda Raka Kerthyasa with the Naga Banda By Mark Ulyseas For The Bali Times In conversation with Prince Tjokorda Raka Kerthyasa of the Ubud Royal Family and brother of – Read More...
July 4, 2008

A Handful of Life

By Mark Ulyseas For The Bali Times UBUD ~ I dedicate this week’s column to all the rice farmers of Indonesia, who help feed the nation. This is about the – Read More...
June 27, 2008

Tinkering with the Soul – or the Wallet

By Mark Ulyseas For The Bali Times UBUD ~ Somewhere in Bali, nestling in the cracks and crevices of society, are the karma mechanics, aspiring avatars of the likes of – Read More...
June 20, 2008

Those Feline Harbingers of the Ethereal

By Mark Ulyseas For The Bali Times UBUD ~ This week’s column is dedicated to Rabu, a kitten that was rescued from a gutter in March when he was just – Read More...