Category Archives: Dudes

What Are The CHANCES!!!

I’ve just come back from an incredibly fun and satisfying trip to Australia – thank you Lydia without whom not even a sixth of the joy would have been possible! And thank you for introducing me to James Boag (Jimsee … Continue reading

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My First Interview

I’ve wanted to meet Cesar Millan for three years and now I have! His show at the Hong Kong Asia Expo was excellent and really funny. When he comes back, you must go. In the meantime, don’t let your dog … Continue reading

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Christmas In China

Is going stronger than ever. In Haikou, capital of Hainan Province (Island) for example, there’s a whole street dedicated to Christmas paraphernalia including two life-size plush horses – or should that be donkeys? Hopping, wriggling, saxophone-playing Santa Clauses are everywhere … Continue reading

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A World of Fags

Today, or was it yesterday? it’s been a year since I had my last cigarette ever. I had tried and tried to stop smoking before for many years, but this time I did it right (I recommend this method): Cold … Continue reading

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One For The Team

This is how it started. We had dived into an upmarket restaurant because the temperature was dropping fast and it was raining; we just couldn’t bear the thought of another meal with our backs to an open door, huddled around … Continue reading

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Me! Me! Me!

I never realised how much fish resemble children until I went into the gardens of the beautifully appointed Fuhua Hotel in Zhongshan yesterday. With no respect for their elders and betters, it’s all me! Me! Me! in the fish world, … Continue reading

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Almost As Bad As Moustache

When I arrived in Hong Kong a lifetime ago, perms were the hairstyle du jour for men; notably tight curls on top with short backs. Since then the male hairstyles have gone through the same ups and downs as other … Continue reading

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New Cantonese – The Movie

It’s been a year but finally more Cantonese. If you want to be in a film, give us a shout!

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Trumpet. Own. Blowing.

Wei wei everybody, wei! After a long absence caused by circumstances beyond my control, I’m now itching to write again. And what could be better than to start with something written by somebody else? Yep, it’s a review of my … Continue reading

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Goodnight, Sweet Prince

A Piles-less house is not a good house. Rest in peace, my good and faithful dude.

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