Tuesday 13 January 2015, 7.09am HKT
2.58am local time, 12°C (54°F), cold with heavy rain
I think most of us should be on 2015 by now — and probably falling apart like everything else is already in this world of ours.
Normally on the first day of the new year, I post this sort of embarrassment to remind peep’l just who (and what) is behind the unfunny hilarity of this blog. I broke with my own tradition and posted this shameless nonsense for 2014.
I might as well go with breaking the tradition for this year.
Because heaven knows when the next post will ever come…
For your viewing pleasure, some nosey-parkery random fun facts about The Naked Listener.
Each item originates from at least one serious, factual, objective detail about me. They’re only done up in a special way to make them seem less serious.
Wednesday 14 May 2014, 6.00pm HKT
8.09am local time, 27°C (81°F), rainy days and nights
RHINO AND LOLLY,
BREAD AND HONEY
Life used to be coin-operated.
Nearly everything in the old days was priced, sold, bought and paid for in coins. Then Mammon (Thatcher) came to power. We went full retard and everything began to cost in notes (‘bills’ to our American cousins).
By the way, “bread and honey” is Cockney slang for ‘money.’
‘What’s that in old money?’
Monday 12 May 2014, 8.07am HKT
10.26pm local time, 24°C (75°F), heavy rain
Here he comes again … another nostalgic overdrive…
It’s not what you think. I’m not talking about the drug LSD (‘acid’).
Heaven help you people, you know when I’m being nostalgic, it’s TL;DR overdrive.
Recommended background music when reading this:—
The length of that medley is EXACTLY the time it takes to read his incredibly longwinded escapade of nostalgia.
Saturday 22 March 2014, 1.24am HKT
(via Flightradar24.com on Facebook — click image for full size)
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Wednesday 12 February 2014, 3.40am HKT
9pm local time, 8°C (45°F), overcast and chilly
THIS is my long-promised but SRSLY delayed Chinese New
Fear Year post for the Year of the Woodchip Particleboard Horse.
The Chinese Year of the Wood Horse (Whores?) began a whole week ago last Friday (31 Jan) at 23h00 Hong Kong time (Thursday, 30 Jan, 16h00 UTC).
With that kind of delay, anybody could reasonable hit back that I might as well put out a 2014 Christmas post instead. Point taken.
Interestingly, the original ‘lede’ was to have been “Torommow will be…”
Yes, folks, ‘torommow’ is the latest Hong Kong spelling of ‘tomorrow.’ So now my readers are hip, flip and no blip in the hip-speak scene.
Like all Horse years, this year will be a year of horsetrading.
(Some words and pictures offensive to prudes, or exciting to w@nkers)
Wednesday 23 October 2013, 8.17am HKT
P O P C U L T U R E
SHOES are the thing that really sets off one generation from the rest of the other rodents.
Brothel creepers … a more risqué name there never was
(From my collection)