Delay, Dismay, Delightful Decay

It was my intention to write whole lengths about my trip, a gonzo diary, as I go through Asia. But the impressions and experiences have been of such a nature that pen, paper and keyboard have been too far removed from me, both physically and mentally, to even keep up with that promise I made…

Kowloon-induced ponderings

I am not a pioneer, that much is sure. There have been many of us “gweilo’s” here before. But more than ever in recorded history. Interaction between the East and the West goes back, way back. The Silk Road, mostly an overland network of trade routes to the riches of the Middle Kingdom, was established…