Kicking off 2017 with Men in Gold 2017

Happy New Year! Many of you will be still be nursing hangovers or working on acquiring new ones before settling down to making a living…. Read More

Christmas with Tupac christmas

Merry Christmas! Even those of us who don’t celebrate the birth of Christ love a good party. Egg nog, Santa Claus, carols; what’s not to… Read More

The Last of the Beardies fidel

Fidel Castro, the last of the beardies, is dead. Most of the communist era leaders had beards (except for Mao who couldn’t grow one). I… Read More

I Promise I Won’t Write About the Election Again fortnum

The Trump election has been a victory for the chattering classes. ¬†They go on in an endless orgy of left wing angst and blood-letting that… Read More

Happy Endings in Bangkok bangkok

We were in a traffic jam somewhere north of Bangkok; a four hour delay on a journey of less than 30 Kilometres (20 miles). Worse,… Read More

Donald Trump’s European Tour trump

In 17th century Amsterdam the unfortunately named Wynand Fockink, with the assistance of his mother (inevitably known as Mother Focking), set up his eponymous gin… Read More

What to Drink When You Can Walk on Water Christo

The Kingdom is in an uproar. The palace intrigues in Britain relegate the Game of Thrones to the minor leagues. This is Macbeth with a… Read More

The Post Brexit Hangover hangover

The problem with democracy is that some people who have the right to vote are idiots. The U.K. feels like a place where everyone has… Read More

Adult Diapers are better than Breakfast Cereal brexit

In a few days the people of the United Kingdom will vote in a referendum to determine whether to continue its membership in the European… Read More

Hillary Clinton and the Boom Boom Bar

I am told that Hillary Clinton has a decent shot at becoming the next President of the United States. She is the best qualified candidate… Read More

Port, Gay Indians and a spa in Africa.

¬†Calitzdorp is just over four hours drive from Cape Town and a typical little Karoo ‘dorp’. A town of two streets, a church and a… Read More

The Big Match – cricket, topless Russians and mosquitos cricket

The boys storm the girl’s school in broad daylight. The more athletic jump over a boundary wall. A wheeler dealer type gives the security guard… Read More


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