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Month: October 2011

Hanggai: Good Mongolian Throat Gurglers

Hanggai: Good Mongolian Throat Gurglers

If your into  going out and seeing bands, look out for this Chinese one from Beijing: Hanggai. They are highly entertaining using throat gurgling, horse-hair fiddles and  they wear fabulous outfits (that I am sure they go to the pub in). I saw them at […]

Crotchless Babies

Crotchless Babies

I find these Chinese baby, crotchless trousers very environmentally friendly (as goodness knows how much rubbish we’re creating with all our disposable nappies). Chinese mothers are also very in sync with their children. You’ll see a mother walking along and suddenly, she’ll  dangle her child […]

Love Hearts in the Wind

Love Hearts in the Wind

The weather has got cold here and I was feeling low, so I went to Marks & Spencer’s for a cup of tea and slice of Victoria Sponge to cheer me up. Out of the window whilst sipping my  tea, I saw these lovely love […]

Good Brazilian Witchcraft

Good Brazilian Witchcraft

I was staying at a Vietnamese beachside resort with my Brazilian neighbour and it was raining constantly. She said we should put an egg on the roof and the rain would stop. We put an egg on the roof and the next day – it […]

Cupping: Chinese medicinal therepy for backache.

Cupping: Chinese medicinal therepy for backache.

Yesterday in Vietnam, I saw this woman selling fruit. Today, she had transformed – with dragon looking scales all over her back.

Vietnam: Duong Dong Port

Vietnam: Duong Dong Port

I went into Duong Dong Port by myself this morning, and this lover boy invited me onto his boat and I took a picture of him instead of taking him up on his offer. I really liked shopping in the local market there, good baskets […]

Vietnam: Phu Quoc Island

Vietnam: Phu Quoc Island

Falling to sleep on Phu Quoc Island Oct 2011; this place is so chilled, there is not much else to do. It reminds me of Thailand 25 years ago without the hippy invasion and flee markets. There is a sleepy port (Duong Dong) with local […]

Hotel: Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam

Hotel: Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam

Stayed at the Caravelle Hotel September 2011, and it was excellent.Good clean room (liked the rubber ducks they gave  me for the bath).Superb breakfast on the executive floor: free-flow champagne, goats cheese, divine homemade yogurt… Wicked positioning: it was so good I went up to the […]

Vietnamese Apple Style. RIP Steve Jobs: You did change the world.

Vietnamese Apple Style. RIP Steve Jobs: You did change the world.

At the airport in Vietnam and there was some serious styling going on. Check out the color co-ordination of this girls iPhone, iPod watch, and nails. Steve Jobs died yesterday October 5th: RIP.

A Shanghai kitty’s haircut. I luv the bum patch.