Dirt Road

This is my writing website.
(that’s obvious, right?)

I write three basic types of stories:
and anxiety/depression.

Places to read/listen to my writing:

My Blog

My Podcast:
Hodomania by Benjamin Simpson
(everywhere! soon!)

My YouTube Channel

Below are my most recent posts.




Non-Fiction: Porque Estamos Aqui Nosotros

I ask the question, Why are we here?

Available on my podcast: Hodomania by Benjamin Simpson

Or on my YouTube channel.

Hiking Los Angeles: Devil’s Canyon

Why is it named after the devil?

Available on my YouTube channel.


Hiking Los Angeles: Fish Canyon With That New Car Smell

A long impossible hike, now open to the public.

Link opens in my blog.

Underground Mine

Hiking Los Angeles: Abandoned Dawn Mine

There are not many mines in the mountains above Los Angeles, but this is one of them.

Link opens in my blog.

Touring Los Angeles: The Crumbling Hermon Car Wall

In Los Angeles there was a man who built a wall, and in that wall he put parts of cars.

Link opens in my blog.

Travel: Ireland: The Pub on Top of Croagh Patrick

Dreaming of a pub on top of Croagh Patrick.

Link opens in my blog.

Travel: Walking London: Tate to Tate

The perfect day for a walk in London.

Link opens in my blog.