Tag Archives: Angelinos

Hugh Jackman Is Not A Douchebag

Every week I am reminded by how unfamous I am when I’m mistaken for Hugh Jackman. Regular readers will know that this started about 6 years ago and hasn’t stopped since. We’re the same height, both from Australia, I bear … Continue reading

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Bye Singapore

The Singapore that I never met before, rolls by my window as Paul and I head to the airport. It’s been 7 years since I lived here and as I said in previous posts, the city isn’t anywhere near the … Continue reading

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A Handbrake Slide Into Bali

Laptops, meetings, cell phones, alarms, Facebook, email, texting, tweeting, deadlines, new scripts, freelance, headhunters, driving, four square, shopping, groceries, laundry, gym, yoga, haircuts, social calendar, flights, visas, currency conversions, post, blogs, therapist appointments, parties, events, openings, must-sees, must-dos, must-haves. These … Continue reading

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The LA Marathon

No one walks in LA. It’s a saying that the Angelinos love to throw around. Because everyone’s in their car, right? Actually it’s because everyone’s running. And they are hoping like fuck that they make it to the mythical finish … Continue reading

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Look East, Into The Mirror

Why do women go to the toilet in pairs? There’s not a single man on Earth that hasn’t asked himself this question. A man’s mind leads to all sorts of wonderings as two women gleefully grab their handbags and head … Continue reading

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Taxi! Taxi! Tourettes!

LA starves you of the taxi experience that most people around the world take for granted. Leave the club rat-arsed at 4am, stand in the gutter and flap your wrist and the next thing, a lovely sober person who has … Continue reading

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Comfort Technology

When you feel like the world is on top of you, when you pine for simpler times, a pretty common reaction is to go for some childhood memory food; mashed potatoes, bangers, soup etc, the kind of nosh that your … Continue reading

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