“Rolling on the wind with you forever, holding on to us for worse or better”

On the internet there exists a very famous photo of Will Smith. (Bear with me on this because I do have a point). In this photo he is on the red carpet with his wife and steps aside to show her off to the photographers, encouraging them to pour all their adoration onto her instead … More “Rolling on the wind with you forever, holding on to us for worse or better”

“This is 10% luck, 20% skill, 15% concentrated power of will. 5% pleasure, 50% pain (And 100% reason to remember the name)”

Most days you can find me bashing my head against a wall, having a quiet word with an animal as I weep uncontrollably or collapsed on a bench with an array of bemused looking zoo keepers staring at me. It’s a tough gig. It’s frustrating on so many levels and even the highs from successes … More “This is 10% luck, 20% skill, 15% concentrated power of will. 5% pleasure, 50% pain (And 100% reason to remember the name)”

“Round round get around I get around, yeah get around woooo-ooooo-oooooooo!”

Upon arriving in Vietnam and discovering that there were no tuk tuks I genuinely felt a bit baffled as to how to get around the place. I’d become so used to them in Cambodia that I just assumed they would be here too. Alas no, in fact unless they are replicas from the war they … More “Round round get around I get around, yeah get around woooo-ooooo-oooooooo!”

“Oh you look so beautiful tonight…the city of blinding lights.”

As much as I find Vietnam a struggle, there is good to be found, emphasising what a charming and unique city it can be once you learn to appreciate it. As the initial shocks and adjustments wear off, a kinder, brighter, friendlier place can be revealed if you take the time to uncover all the … More “Oh you look so beautiful tonight…the city of blinding lights.”