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Category Archives: Silly Sunday

Just another typical New Years Eve in la-la-land

What does your New Year’s look like every year? Does it involve wild rooftop partying the night away, or flopping into bed by 9.30pm, too happy that the crappiest year … Continue reading

January 1, 2017 · 1 Comment

A startling turn of events in a Kathmandu barbershop

Yesterday I decided to take the leap and go to a local barber, which I found just down the road from the hotel. I’ve previously had my hair cut in wild … Continue reading

August 23, 2015 · 9 Comments

And now for something completely unrelated (to my trip to Nepal)

I admit it – the asinine, imbecilic, anencephalic¹ nature of the Internet overcame me some months back, compelling me to sign up for a time-wasting general knowledge app. It was reasonably … Continue reading

August 9, 2015 · 5 Comments


I came across this young lass up in the mountains last week. The Boy Scouts clearly have nothing on her when it comes to the motto “be prepared”.

July 26, 2015 · 5 Comments

Silly Sunday: Why did the chickens cross the road?

Isn’t it obvious? Click here for last week’s Silly Sunday

May 3, 2015 · 1 Comment

Silly Sunday: the sweet-smelling lemon

I discovered something very interesting about the Lemon this week. (The Lemon is my scooter, otherwise known as Buttercup when she is serving me well.) It turns out that she is powered by an air-cooled two-stroke 49 cc … Continue reading

April 12, 2015 · 6 Comments

Stop Elabola!

Spotted at the national departures area at Ivato airport here in Antananarivo, Madagascar, a few weeks back. Can you see what we saw? What an unfortunate name for a restaurant, … Continue reading

March 29, 2015 · 2 Comments

Silly Sunday: A lazy afternoon

In 2010 I took the cutest photo of these two boys lazing about on a Sunday afternoon: Last week (almost five years after the first one) I decided to recreate … Continue reading

March 22, 2015 · 2 Comments

Silly Sunday: Life in a household filled with children

Time for a bit of a chuckle (I hope). Do you have children in the home? Did you once? Are you a children? Did you ever sit there, observing your kids, … Continue reading

March 15, 2015 · 2 Comments

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