It was raining. Tropically. End of the world style. Hmmm, what’s this ? A nice bourgeois looking bolt hole, suitable for a dilapidated hippie to seek peace and shelter therein from the stormy wall of water…. Or so I thought ! Alchemy, a Vegan establishment ! I glanced about at my fellow diners. It was […]Read More Billy goes Vegan (momentarily)
Ubud is good. But Kuta is cuter. Actually that’s complete nonsense, Ubud is heaps betterer. Here’s some Ubud from a drunken perspective ( Did I mention I’m still alone ?) Those funky dudes are Ibor ( rhymes with Igor but only if you say it with a Transylvanian accent), and Made, which rhymes with Sade, […]Read More Cuter in Kuta
if you (as I was not long ago) are sitting at home feeling crushed by the vicissitudes of life, boss on your arse like an angry boil, money worries constant, bleeding from both ends metaphorically, doing a damn fine job of impersonating a field full of cadavers, barely breathing….then…COME TO BALI. Seriously Dudes, you can […]Read More Come to Bali (you know you want to) !
OK, I’m no linguist and I think perhaps that “Komodo” may well be the generic Balinese name for Lizards. But anyhow, I’m getting ahead of myself. So there I was, I’d finished my Chia and mixed fruit bowl with a ginger and lime juice featuring, I think you’ll agree, a VERY tasteful stirrer. Sated, I […]Read More My very first Dragon
They had a lot to smile about. Their pizza and apple pie were first rate, top notch and just like Mama used to bake. Crunchy thin crusts, fresh toppings, olive oil, caramely honey sweet chunky apple pie in flaky pastry, all within a hundred yards of a burning ghat. After meeting these magnificent pie-men I […]Read More The Smiling Pie-Men of Benares meet the simple Sigh-Man of Sydney.