Poles, Filth and Beer: Patong is a Paradise.

Everybody loves a skilled stripper, whether they're polishing a metal pole with their crotch or peeling paint off a surface, everybody can appreciate effort when they see it. I thought at the time that Bangkok was the seediest place in the world, but I was wrong, Patong outshines Bangkok in every sense. From Ping Pong … Continue reading Poles, Filth and Beer: Patong is a Paradise.

Humanity is doomed and that’s OK

Existential Nihilism; humanity is nothing, we are concious and consider ourselves important but in reality we are algae, a disease growing exponentially until we're crippled by famine, a virus or a run of the mill meteor, we'll be gone before the sun burns out, of that I'm certain, the question is; does that matter? We're … Continue reading Humanity is doomed and that’s OK

Street Cats & Street Dogs of Thailand

Before packing my bags to Thailand I was aware of the fact that I had next to no jabs, especially the rabies vaccine which can be pretty expensive, I told myself that I wouldn't touch any animals because I'd be screwed if they bit me. Fast forward a few days and I'm picking up every … Continue reading Street Cats & Street Dogs of Thailand

Auckland’s Underground Music Scene is Thriving

On Friday I met with an English friend whom I met in Brisbane when I first arrived in Aus, he's been in Auckland a short while and has already slipped himself into the NZ music scene, inviting us to a gig his friends were playing at we found ourselves in the heart of the Auckland … Continue reading Auckland’s Underground Music Scene is Thriving

Koh Phi Phi is Paradise

Writing words on an article is super important, it fills out the space between the title of the article and the images shown below. I'm currently filling a void that needs to be filled, like the void in your life, staring blankly at a screen salivating at the thought of lush images of an island … Continue reading Koh Phi Phi is Paradise

Chiang Mai is a Paradise

If Bangkok is a whore then Chiang Mai is the religious sister who ran away to follow her faith, with 300 temples in the city limits it's impossible to walk anywhere without Buddhism crossing your path. Every street has several temples, every other building has it's own personal shrine to Buddha that they provide with fresh food … Continue reading Chiang Mai is a Paradise

The Fire Dancers of Koh Phi Phi

Koh Phi Phi was the worst hit Thai island in the 2004 tsunami, the island was wiped clean, it's hard to believe when visiting the island today because the vibrancy of the entire settlement is breathtaking, albeit catered to tourist's with drinks offers and beer pong on the menu it's difficult to tell that something … Continue reading The Fire Dancers of Koh Phi Phi

Stupid, Drunk, Sunburned and Burnt

Getting older you doubt yourself, you think, 'am I still cool'? The worst way to test this is to get completely fucked up after spending an entire day in the Thai sun, joining in a fire dancers fire limbo and standing up when you're half way through. He wasn't cool, he was an old fool … Continue reading Stupid, Drunk, Sunburned and Burnt

Tums Elephant Santuary Tour in Chiang Mai is Worth Every Baht

Donna and I knew we wanted to see elephants in Thailand, the problem was finding somewhere ethical, we didn't want to ride an elephant but we did want to get close, riding an elephant is one step away from using them as circus animals and it's cruel as fuck, they're beautiful intelligent creatures that deserve … Continue reading Tums Elephant Santuary Tour in Chiang Mai is Worth Every Baht

Bangkok Vice

Bangkok is as filthy as you imagine it is, and much worse, every street has a hustler, every hustler has his game and every game has it's rules, you will pay for gold and recieve dirt. Bangkok makes you feel dirty for no other reason than being inside of it, breathing it's air and seeing … Continue reading Bangkok Vice

I Found Retro Gaming Mecca in Bury

I managed to convince my girlfriend to take me to a mill in the middle of nowhere near Bury, after walking in through the entrance and being greeted by an enthusiastic bearded man teaching us how to use the "Die Hard" elevator we reached "Arcade Club" or 'Gaming Mecca' as I now call it, every … Continue reading I Found Retro Gaming Mecca in Bury

A Narcissist Abroad

“Who hasn't asked himself, am I a monster or is this what it means to be human?” ~ Clarice Lispector, The Hour of the Star, 1977 For the past few years I've been coming to terms with and trying to fight against the fact that I am a narcissist, I think I'm more important than other … Continue reading A Narcissist Abroad

Why Do You Bring That Fucking Camera on Every Night Out?

I've always been into photography but only over the past couple of years have I taken to the pursuit of quality images. I adore street photographers and I often find myself on the streets trying my hand at capturing small stories and brief glimpses of individual personalities when I can. Whilst being in my home … Continue reading Why Do You Bring That Fucking Camera on Every Night Out?

I Took Some Street Shots in Liverpool With My New Camera

My  passport was put in the wash with a (clean) pair of jeans whilst I was in Australia by my girlfriend. Not long after this, both Donna and I were robbed by a couple of Kiwi's whilst we were at a hostel and whilst we got most of our stuff back when we confronted them … Continue reading I Took Some Street Shots in Liverpool With My New Camera

I Submitted My Cat To The Internet and They ‘Shopped it

Submitting anything to the deepest of darkest webs can be risky but sometimes it can surprise you, I submitted the image below to /r/photoshopbattles on Reddit and the internet provided. The picture was taken a couple of years ago with my Nokia when Kiki moved house from a city flat (where she wasn't allowed outside) … Continue reading I Submitted My Cat To The Internet and They ‘Shopped it