Archive for February, 2009

15
Feb 2009

One Good Reason to Stay in the Hotel

Freaking WordPress killed my last elaborate post, so here’s the gist, because there’s no way I’m typing all of this again: Me + Asian food = angry stomach = bed instead of dinner Me likey Hong Kong better than Vietnam, but there’s a couple of reasons why that statement alone might be unfair to Ho […]

10
Feb 2009

More Vietnam

10
Feb 2009

Good Mooooooooorning, Vietnam!

I guess you hoped I was totally forgetting to do that, right? I know it’s clich√©, but when Vietnam wakes you with a thousand scooters honking outside your hotel window, you just want to say good morning back. Really loud. And turn on your iPod to listen to Arcade Fire’s Wake Up. Awake I am.

8
Feb 2009

Travelling to Vietnam

Right now I’m sitting in a chair at Charles de Gaulle airport in (or rather somewhere out of) Paris without WiFi access or one of the two books I wanted to get first thing off the plane and with about four hours to kill before our flight goes first to Bangkog and then to Ho-Chi-Minh […]

4
Feb 2009

How Did I Miss That?

Just in case you actually need prove to believe that Stephen Fry is awesome.

2
Feb 2009

Why I Use Twitter and Why You Probably Can’t Read It

I’ve registered with Twitter about two weeks or so ago as an experiment. To be honest, Twitter was one of the many Web phenomena that I thought I simply couldn’t care less about. I neglect my blogs enough as it is, I sometimes have to get over myself to load pictures onto Flickr and I […]

1
Feb 2009

Literary Quote of the Day

[…] I laughed and said, Life is easy. What I meant was, Life is easy with you here, and when you leave, it will be hard again. Miranda July, Ten True Things Although No One Belongs Here More Than You didn’t make it quite into last year’s top ten, I still would recommend it, if […]