Month: March 2015

In case of an emergency… bite the bitter melon |Gin Jay in Bangkok’s East Side

I’m a walker. In search of my usual strange, I’ve been out and about, scouring the lengths and breadths, of breathless Bangkok. Back in good olde London town, I had been known to take the odd walk  or two, from my old haunt in Walthamstow – to central London. No kidding. I’d set out with the intention of taking a nice little stroll and before I knew it, the music of the city would lure me further and further away from my titchy little house in East London. The Liverpool street area, especially happens to be one of my favorite places. On the weekends it becomes this eerily. You have to see it for yourself to understand it’s magnetic pull. At the time, everybody thought I had lost it. I actually think I had. My final year at university was a really dark time for me. But what really kept me going was the walking. Walking helps me think. It helps me soften all that self-debasing pressure, that resides within me, that occasionally gets the courage …

What have you done for me lately? | The reason for my blogging hiatus

I’m currently in the process of sorting out my laptop. It has so far, been arduous, but it’s not like I have a choice in the matter. Crashing computers and failing uploads don’t exactly help you, when 2/3rds of your work is done virtually. The upside is that I have stumbled upon many draft blog posts that never quite made it on the interweb. I’ve made the mistake of reading a few of them. The word ‘cringe’ doesn’t do justice to the feelings I have about them. She’s such a loser. But they are my words. Even if, they represent a me from a different time. Expect many over the next couple of weeks. I’ll date them accordingly… In the meantime, check out this book I’m currently reading. It’s a funny and interesting take on the whole dieting culture. I’ve just started so I can’t tell you to much about but I can’t put it down. It’s not a dieting book, more of a lifestyle guide, but great a great light read; to distract you from …