Turn me into a messenger, and I’ll turn you into ash

Wednesday 25 November 2015, 6.37pm HKT

18:29h local time SITREP

I got rammed to the ground sideways about 45 minutes ago by persons unknown and non grata.

Since I’ve done nothing wrong and everything with me has always been aboveboard, it means I’ve been made a messenger of.

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Pour la France (et le Liban)

Sunday 15 November 2015, 3.53am HKT

3.51am local time, 20°C (68°F), fine enough

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Oil pastel, 21cm × 16cm (click image for full size)

Nothing more needs to be said.

All of those lost in all countries will be remembered. There is no “selective mourning,” thankyouvermuch.

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Things I search high and low for

Monday 26 October 2015, 11.00pm HKT

L O R D   O F  T H E   T H I N G S

FOR a good part of my life, I’ve been looking around all over the world for things that hold meaning for me. But they’re pretty hard to nail down or get hold of.

By ‘things’ I mean actual physical objects, not the philosophical or inspirational stuff of life, which means jack to me because I’m not educated enough to read big words.


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Nothing to write about

Saturday 12 September 2015, 8.29pm HKT

10.58am local time, 30C, hot & sunny.

Nothing to write isn’t the same as nothing to write about.

Sometimes you’re just too bloody upset and could only manage those three words, nothing to write.

Compulsive daydreaming made me a total failure

Friday 4 September 2015, 12.01am HKT

Letters to the Editor


Question of the week goes to a girl whose daydreaming has taken over her real life:—

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Learning caselaw?

Wednesday 2 September 2015, 8.24pm HKT

THIS is relevant only to some guys I know who are studying law, and this is just for the record.

Question is, how do we learn anything? There no real ‘trick’ to learning caselaw. The challenge of reading legal text, journal articles, cases and statutes can seem overwhelming in the beginning.



One of the biggest fears of law students worldwide is this:— Every single case will evaporate from memory come exam time.

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