Lovely vintage advertisements Thai style. A little Dab’ll do you. A somewhat androgenous chap. Perhaps a cross dresser receiving necktie advice from his wife ? A saucy nurse, who may or may not have a deal going with the local dentist, appears to be advocating Pepsi-Cola, the soda of choice for decadent pinko Westerners. Beautiful […]Read More Thai Ads
Gentle breezes across the Lake, Bursts of colorful bougainvillea, rhododendrons, frangipanis, elusive perfumes wafting from each corner, the light twinkling on the water, the classically beautiful lakeside havelis thronging the shoreline. We are discussing life, love, literature with our new-found, eminently entertaining friends Bob and Wendy. We are covertly and nefariously drinking gin from Bill’s […]Read More Délices d’Architecture- Udaipur
The Golden Fort – a fairytale sandcastle rising, mirage-like, in the vast Rajasthani desert. We are safe and secure, nestled in its bosom. Let the Barbarians try to scale the steep ramparts! This fort has never been taken…but we are.Read More Délices d’Architecture – Jaisalmer
Reg Mombassa and Timothy Leary decided to get together as interior decorators. Their masterpiece is our room at The Pearl Palace Jaipur – The (Under)Lake Palace. Those twinkling lights we missed in Mandawa are on our ceiling. Little round mirrors that sparkle and wink when you look up, surrounded by a border of algaed ferns. And […]Read More I’d like to be under the sea in an Octopus’s garden….