Tag Archives: asia

To The East

Last week I flew fifteen hours to the Orient to deliver a very expensive handbag to a Hong Kong billionaire. After checking into my reserved Kowloon hotel room a little before dawn I searched Moby Road for an open restaurant. Everything was closed, except for a 7/11. I bought a big can of beer and […]

Unsexy Asia Cities 2017

Playboy recently listed Detroit as the nation’s # 1 unsexy city. Murder, rust factories, and overweight people are the LimpDs calling cards, nothing about Motor City says ‘sexy’ better than the MC5, Grand Funk Railroad, and Wendy Whitelaw. But Detroit has competition from Asia, as indicated by the Global Sexual Wellbeing Survey released at the World Congress […]


Many of expat westerners live in the Orient without fully understanding the spirituality of the East. We are trapped by the Ten Commandments or our own preconceived notions of life. All humans might have to pull down their pants to go the bathroom, but few farangs will stand on the toilet seat to take a […]

Back In The Land Of the Ice And Snow

My flight from Incheon Korea lasted over 13 hours. Our landing at JFK was delayed by an hour. The airport was only operating one runaway. Snow plows were still working to unbury the other runways after a 19″ snowstorm. During the final approach I stared out the window at the ground. Most of the major […]

Another Goodbye Maybe Forever

2000 was the start of a new millennium. My plans for the future were short-term, so I had a good feeling for the next decade. MTV threw a New Year’s Eve bash in Times Square. I can’t recall where I was in New York. Most certainly drugs and drink were involved in the evening’s festivities, […]