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I told you it would get quiet

I told you it would get quiet

| December 13, 2009 | 1 Comments

Bali – the educational bit One of the advantages of having internet access on the beach or round the pool is that you can spend a bit of time researching the history and culture of the place you are actually lazing around in. Well I have and here are the things I have learned. Here […]

The first few days in Bali

The first few days in Bali

| December 12, 2009 | 0 Comments

Sashaying to Sanur Arrived to a beautiful sunset (see earlier pic) and I managed to grab a shot of it with my iphone, hence its poor quality. That was a nice touch and thank you for arranging that God I am glad you got my e-mail in time. If you want to arrange special sunsets […]

This one live from the Beach

This one live from the Beach

| December 11, 2009 | 2 Comments

So farewell then KL The Malays have done a darn good job with their country since kicking out the Brits in 1957. On the way back from the airport (in an ’executive’ taxi , as they describe it, but more of that later) I was struck at how green and lush the lands are and […]

Kalied in KL – The Experience

Kalied in KL – The Experience

| December 9, 2009 | 2 Comments

Kalied in KL – The Experience KL has been fun in a completely and utterly different way than HK was (sorry for keep using acronyms – I am not being hip, just a lazy typist, and Hong Kong is hard for me to get right on a keyboard first time) . It has all the […]

So Farewell HK, Hello KL

So Farewell HK, Hello KL

| December 8, 2009 | 2 Comments

I was thinking on the taxi on the way to the airport – the driver of which was ever so slightly scary in his desire to avoid the HK rush hour this morning – that I was feeling sad to leave.  I decided that if you get that feeling you must have had a good […]

Quick Headlines and a Hong Kong Checklist

Quick Headlines and a Hong Kong Checklist

| December 7, 2009 | 3 Comments

Cool Taxis – all red and based on a late 1970s early 80s design and are about as comfortable as my dads old Austin Maxi. They have notices in the back telling the drivers to be nice.    Bird Market – tweetie pie springs to mind Nathan Rd trying to avoid cheap watch sellers and suit […]

Just Getting There Would Be Good

Just Getting There Would Be Good

| December 6, 2009 | 0 Comments

First a thank you to Helen who has inspired me to write a blog while away on my little jolies. This effort will in no way match up to her quality writing and no one can sprinkle profanity in the english language like she does. Its a skill and she has it. Anyway on with […]

We’re ready

We’re ready

| December 4, 2009 | 0 Comments

Right first entry…. I have never blogged and not sure I will have the stamina to keep this up for three weeks while I am away, but who knows I might just see it through. Its probably the last bit of web 2.o I haven’t yet done. So I’m gonna try it and see if […]