Category Archives: Cards

I Have Created a Hamster

Koldbrann had a big day the other day. First we walked to Shap Long (pronounced Sap Long), about 40 minutes away. It’s a place I let Koldbrann off the leash as there are few cars; in fact our unleashed walks … Continue reading

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New Podcast!!! (From Sober to Drunk in 10 Minutes)

Last weekend saw me in Guangzhou with the ridiculously handsome and delightful Kendall, a Guangzhou resident (above) to shoot my new Cantonese-worshipping movie ‘In a Whorehouse – The Sequel’. I will say no more about that film, except it does … Continue reading

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Well And Truly Launched

So yesterday was the launch of my new book Don’t Joke On The Stairs. It’s about the stuff in the film above, and more. It has a glossary for easy travel in China and some snide historical references. It completely … Continue reading

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Busted! House Arrested!

Ah, where do I begin? I must take a break from the chronological order of this trip and report that we’ve been semi arrested and totally house arrested. It all started with a map reading and having a whole week … Continue reading

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No More Boring Weddings

With this game I thee wed, I say! With three people, a packet of cards and some kind of flat surface there will be no more boring nights for you. (NB! Can also be played in the daytime)

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Revellers Without Cantonese

Ah, Guangdong province! For some, their closest holiday destination, for others, scary black hole of death. Guess which category I belong to. This time we decided to avoid transport hub Guangzhou at all cost, seeing it was the grand super … Continue reading

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Don’t Joke On The Stairs

People: Bugger me down if I haven’t written a new book! Mind you it’s five years since the last one so it’s about time. The launch is soon, and everyone’s invited. details later …

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Adventure Travel in Guangdong

Whew, that didn’t half take long! But here it is: Guangdong province from the inside: Come with, come with. You won’t regret it.

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Another CNY is Over …

Five days on the mainland feels like all the time in the world, and yet, when the last day rolls terribly around, one realises the holiday was far too short. Again. This time we went west in Guangdong instead of … Continue reading

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Enough Of This Selfishness

I don’t want to have wonderful Guangdong province all to myself anymore. It’s too selfish! I’ve started a new service of funky, surreal TOURS. No carbon footprint woes, no hassle, no need to learn Chinese (although you can) and no … Continue reading

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