We have our resident blogger on the evils of racism, but I’m not going to put that much effort into it, so just a Discussion. For me to enter a club in Worcester means that I get stared at, at…Continue
For me I have had the career and family – both still continuing – so my life doesn’t really need to “go” anywhere. I have enough money to last the rest of my life and my main interests are in seeing…Continue
Important question,As the title.........PS Any girl who manages to include me in either category gets a free dinner and a big kiss.PPS Thanks to Bunny for giving me the plagiaristic idea.Continue
I notice that there are none of our standard discussions showing right now so let's talk about playboys again - ready Kami? One in particular - that Mike61 guy.In my days as a moderator [retired for…Continue
OK, if you're looking for marriage then that narrows the field down a bit, but what if you're looking to develop yourself and have a good time?Advantages of married guys:....Don't get ridiculous…Continue
A friend of mine has a few sex toys and may have a male friend staying in her flat for a while - some of the time when she would be out at work. I asked if he would approve of them and she said that…Continue
In particular, do you take into account the probabilities of natural disasters? I’m not talking about the people who were born and grew up there, but we mobiles who choose where we live to some…Continue
You have been left a million in the will of a rich uncle, but there are conditions. You are only allowed two choices about how to spend it:1 Buy an apartment for 0.7million, a car for 0.2million and…Continue
OK – it is underway – I talked with the solicitor yesterday and know what I have to do for the divorce. My company say they will transfer my contact to Shenzhen office and that will enable me to buy…Continue
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For the first time in my life I missed a plane last Thursday. I have probably caught close to a thousand.
I was going to go via Luohu and thought to catch the bus at Sheung Shui, but it was pissing down with rain and there was a taxi waiting for me so I jumped in and headed for Huanggang. On a good day on that route it takes an hour to the airport and the worst I’ve had previously is two hours, so I allowed myself three hours for the trip to arrive an hour before take-off. It took…Continue
It started last autumn, chronologically centred around a trip to Saigon. I thought that no relationship was likely or reasonable and continued on that basis. Too many of us are captives with no freedom of choice. Then a chance meeting just before Spring Festival forced me to look at the whole thing again.
I thought for a long while and eventually started doing something about it a week ago. As of yesterday, I had decided that I had been right, and there could be no relationship. …Continue
I am seeing a bunch of blue links on posts, usually underlined in some way. I thought that it was a problem with my son's computer, but I ran a full scan and nothing significant shows up. The properties show it to be:
which is an advertising service, and it seems installed by the site owner, according to my google searches. So if you want to make money for David, then click away, but if you're a…Continue
I’m not sure which is the busiest shopping street in Shenzhen, but for electronics and clothes, Huaqiangbei Lu [HQB] must be right up there. About four weeks ago I saw them digging up all the attractive palm trees that lined HQB and the following week some hoardings went up, and now the full scale of the disaster is apparent.
The road is closed to traffic and the previously broad footpaths are restricted to about 2 metres in many places, but there still seem to be about the same…Continue
I'm in the SZ Daily today so I want to buy a paper edition. I know that none of the news stands very close to my home carry it but, as I was going to HK in any case, I thought I could buy one easily near the Luohu border crossing or railway station. I couldn't. I wandered for about 30 minutes, found three news stands, but none had a SZ Daily. So I'm stuck with the online edition. It starts off like this:…
Some people seem to be under the impression that I spend most of my time idling around. Well maybe that’s true, but sometimes I do some work. Last Friday I did part of a presentation at Legco in Hong Kong for the Public Consultation on the Road Harbour Crossings project. For the last one I did the whole presentation, but this time Transport Department did the numbers part and only left me with a brief slot on the transport model.
I use minimal slides so that people will watch and…Continue
I spent much of yesterday in electronic communication with three emotionally significant girls from my last ten years. One is regretting a decision she made six years ago, one is making a decision that I hope she won’t regret, whichever way she chooses, and one is just a bit bored at home with her family.
Three Dog Night – Cold Cold Cold
A few people have been suggesting some get-togethers over the next few days. However, courtesy of HK Transport Bureau, my availability is limited. I have five meetings in the next three days, and to make a good start the first one is at 8:20am near Admiralty tomorrow morning.
"I know myself and I know the depth of my selfishness. I cannot be at ease (and to be at ease is my chief wish) if someone else is in pain. Sometimes this is mistaken by the innocent for unselfishness, when all I am is sacrificing a small good (my immediate convenience) for the sake of a greater good - a peace of mind - when I need only think of myself."
Adapted from The Quiet American by Graham Greene.
This seems applicable to me, but I have become aware recently…Continue