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To go more than a month in South East Asia without a squitty bum
I've just been in South East asia for a month, was planning on staying for 3 months but ended up getting intestinally raped by hawker food on Khao San road. I'm now dying to go back to Thailand, and hopefully when the Norwich Union stop being wank stains and give me my insurance claim, I'll be able to head back for a couple of weeks.
"The voyage of discovery is not in seeking new landscapes but in having new eyes. "
Some people say that life is a game, well if this is so
I'd like to know the rules on which this game of life is based.
I know of no game more fitting than the age old game of cricket
It has honour, it has character and it's British.
Now God laid down the rules of life when he wrote those Ten Commandments
And to cricket those ten same rules shall apply.
Show compassion and self-righteousness and be honest above all
And come to God's call with bat and ball.
Marcel Proust, strangling small animals and debating to myself as to why the lyrical genius of Ray Davies continues to go unappreciated 34 years after the release of Muswell Hillbillies. Like most of the sods here, I have a language fetish and have flirted briefly with Russian although not much came of it (Cryillic is soooo overrated). Now i'm trying my luck with Afrikaans, got a bit bored of lernenden Deutsch.
Music, Movies, and Books
A Confederacy of Dunces (Gives me a morbid desire to visit N'Orleans), Graham Greene, Bertolt Brecht (Especially in musicified form, thankyou Lotte Lenya), Bobert Dylan, Monty Python Flying Circus (Michael Palin is my personal hero) Kinks, Philip Roth and David Niven's superb autobiography 'The moon's a balloon' (A PROPER ENGLISHMAN). Oop, yeah, I've also got a soft spot for Lubavitch reggae-r Matisyahu right now, it's embarassing music, but rather catchy.
One Amazing Thing I’ve Done
I sprained my ankle tripping down the stairs from the top spire of Angkor Wat. My most sentimental war wound.
Teach, Learn, Share
Watch out for the Jew seeking rabid pitbull on Jl Poppies Gang I in Bali, he chased me about a half a kilometre. On two consecutive days. And if you are ever in Hong Kong never ever,ever,ever stay in Chungking Mansions. Mirador Mansions down the road is just as cheap and doesn't have murderous Nigerian pimps lurking outside in the middle of the night.
Countries I’ve Visited
Australia, Cambodia, China, Czech Republic, Germany, Indonesia, Japan, Malaysia, Poland, Singapore, Thailand
Countries I’ve Lived In