Category «Unremarkable Adventure»

MotorPsyche Diaries Part 5

MEDITATION Last week some guys with a digger turned up, and begun tearing up the road next to my apartment block.  One would assume they’ve been contracted to do this given that they’ve spent several days creating various sized holes and trenches, and no one has stopped them. Are they searching for buried treasure, I …

A Letter From Behind The Curtain

  11th October 2017 Dearest Mother, I hope this letter finds you well. I write to you on the eighth day of this great Eastern European expedition, upon which I’ve embarked.  Surely did I arrive in the Kingdom of Bulgaria, Wednesday the last. My vessel was that of Wizzair, a large Hungarian aviation machine that …

Before Your Job Kills You Is Back For More

Here’s a recap of what’s happened so far: I was born.   As I left the womb, I cried my eyes out, and those in attendance noted my incessantly babyish behaviour.  Twenty Seven years passed, with maturity being a welcome/unwelcome by-product of the process.  As I shifted into my 29th year, I read Camus and warmly …

Surviving Saigon

Vietnam –  Two weeks being completely overwhelmed in Ho Chi Minh City.  Achieved little.  But didn’t die.  Great success.   Pho-ne Crisis On the first three days, there was Pho.   On the fourth day, there was no Pho. I mean, phone.  See what I did there. So yeah, On day four, my phone stopped …

Songthaew Diaries 2

  Topped Up Good news, everyone.  I’ve topped up my phone.  I’m all topped up. With what, exactly? Ah well, now there is a question which I cannot answer. All I know is that I used the handy orange machine outside 7-Eleven, and asked to top up 50.  And once I’d put a 100 note …