On Pattaya

Friday, 30 September 2011



I was afraid that if I wrote something about Pattaya - the city where I've been living and working - it would come across as bitter, shitty and lacking perspective. My flight home is booked, however, offering me fresh perspective.
If I stayed here much longer, the city would turn me into a long-term bitter shitbag, I think. Or more so than I am already.

Bangkok at night with Ladytron

Saturday, 17 September 2011




I met an old friend at a bar which sits in the shadow of a Bangkok Sky Train station.

"You're gonna love it here man, if you're a young farang then you're like a fucking rock star. I've been with 47 girls since i've been here - 45 of them were Thai. Around 4 of them were ladyboys but I was too drunk to care by the time I noticed."

On Intellectual Materialisticness and Toilets

Friday, 9 September 2011


It was Autumn when I left London yesterday. Yellow leaves spiralled towards the ground, spiky green seed pods lay open, loosely clutching shiny brown conkers.