One of Paul’s favourite films had always been ‘Who’s Afraid Of Virginia Woolf’, starring the inimitable Elizabeth Taylor and her then husband Richard Burton. Paul had no idea that years after seeing that masterpiece he and his husband would be giving a frighteningly similar ‘tour de force’ on a shabby Bangkok rooftop at midnight. Unfortunately there were no ‘Oscars’ awarded for this performance. Which was probably quite a good thing, as Paul had held one once, and knew the things to be rather heavy. It could easily have been […]
After a particularly harrowing ‘long-maul’ flight on ‘Swiss Air’ via Zurich, Paul arrived in Bangkok wanting to burn every shitty Cuckoo Clock in the world. Slit cute little ‘Heidi’s’ throat, using a Swiss Army Knife of course, and then kick her into a boiling pot of Fondue.
We have arived in Bangkok to begin our latest adventure in the far east and so my blog begins….. It is the fifth time Andrew and I have visited this strange and exotic city and again we are struck by the mix of hedonism and tradition that pervade the place. It is like a bordello, where one can have whatever one fancies, but must be aware that the ultra strict madame is watching like a hawk, ready to come down like a ton of brick Buddhas on anyone who should […]
Well, we have done it! ‘The Lola Boys’ have booked to go roaming once again. The latest adventure we are to embark upon will begin with us flying to Bangkok and then making our way eastwards. We shall journey overland through some of the less salubrious parts of eastern Thailand, Cambodia and Vietnam, on route to an unpronounceable, unfashionable, and from what I hear, quite unfriendly city, deep in Southern China. To celebrate our newly, almost-planned itinerary and to welcome our new followers on Twitter and the like – I am re-blogging a couple of […]