Certainly I was overexcited. There’s no point denying it. After a month of being a shipwreck on the shore of the sea of life, only staying afloat due to very occasional uplifting encounters with mermen and mermaids like Mirek and Ksenija. (They have a truly excellent beautifully written and put together blog by the way, […]Read More Ubud…the Dancing Quince.
Ubud Sunrise – Kuta Sunset Cock a Doodle Don’t, or Cop a Doodle Do.Read More Rice Paddies and Drag Queens
Kuta, Perth’s northernmost suburb, has been a happy playground for Aussies this last half century gone. It started to go off full tilt about the time the Americans landed on the Moon. Now the Jews have crashed onto the Moon and the Chinese are up to something inscrutable on the dark side and still the […]Read More Kuta…the Curate’s Egg
The Ubudese live a life of ease you rarely see their Bali knees Soloans sweet as honey bees but ditto with their Java Knees Folks are playful, kind and squeezy, (Particularly those in Sulawesi). Frank Sumatrans do it their way Orangutans have awful hair days. But my fellow pale faced friends If fearful that your […]Read More Some sensible and practical advice (based on sound reasoning, close observation and awful rhyming.)
I tried to think it over but the words got in the way These words say it much more better anyway. Most people live on a lonely island Lost in the middle of a foggy sea Most people long for another island One where they know they would like to be Bali Ha’i may call […]Read More Bali Hai
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) !