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Mimimalist Lifestyle and Your Home Business

Slow Down, Simplify and Enjoy Your Life Baiyina Hughley is an interior designer who has a different slant on the way we ought to live.   She is into minimalism in a big way.  Baiyina is part of  a growing movement of people who are turning their back on ostentation, excessive materialism and consumption. According to […]

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Feeling a Little Queer. Having a gay time with my French pals

People Love to Spend Money – Make Sure They Spend Some of it With You There’s a French bar and resto joint near here (in Saigon) that’s become a home away from home for me. I like it because the food is good (French bistro style, not expensive – about $12 for a main), they […]

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The Mystery of the Italian Wine Shop With No Customers

Marketers Confuse Persistence with Stubbornness at Their Peril If you know anything about wine you’ll know that the older they are the better they taste, and the more valuable they become. Well there’s this Italian wine shop three minutes walk from where I live in Saigon (Vietnam) that must have some very valuable wine. Why?  […]

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Fish Soup For the Soul With Crudities

 A Marketing Lesson That May Surprise You Have you read a book called Chicken Soup for the Soul by Jack Canfield? It became an international best seller due to its clever use of positive thinking mini stories, packaged in an easy to digest form. A bit like real chicken soup – tasty but inoffensive. I […]

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Laptop Lifestyle and My Gastronomic Adventure in Cambodia

I got back to Saigon from my short vacation in Phnom Penh, Cambodia last week, and am now in catch up mode. Many benefits came out of my visit, but one of them was the food.  For most of my stay I ate French.  If you’re not familiar with this part of the world let […]

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Phnom Penh, Cambodia – My 5 Day Visit

Cambodia? Been There Done That Well I’ve ‘done’ Cambodia. Yep 5 days is all you need to get to the real Cambodia. Of course I am joking, but I did get a feel for the country, or at least the capital city of Phnom Penh, and especially liked the pretty riverside area. Certainly it’s a […]

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My First Night in Cambodia – Scammer Shakes Me to My Core (but it’s not what you think)

Well here I am. Sitting pretty in my hotel room in Phnom Penh, capital of Cambodia. The hotel is a boutique hotel, and wouldn’t be out of place if it was located in West Hollywood. Last night the bus from Saigon arrived at the Phnom Penh bus terminal, so caught a tuk tuk (no taxis […]

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34 Things You Didn’t Know About Me

I was born and raised in Brisbane, Australia but haven’t been back since November 2013 I was hopeless at school – I even flunked recess I am an only child I started playing jazz guitar when I was 13 and after a 25 year break from it, started playing again in 2013.  I practise my […]

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Cowboys and Indians at the Midnight Rodeo (PLUS, learn about my incredible bonuses worth $6,463)

Last night I went to the Midnight Rodeo in Angeles City, Philippines – and didn’t get home till 1.30am. It’s like a hookers bar with live music. It’s a small club, but a diverse range of patrons frequent it. At one table there were a bunch of Indians with their filipinno gf’s, all of whom […]

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She-males, Clip Joints and a Bucket of Water

Ok here we go again……. I’m still in the Philippines and having a gay old time. Yesterday I went to the hairdresser for a haircut (as you would expect!) After looking through the window I spied me a pretty girl with clippers in hand so I went in, took a seat and waited. Whilst waiting […]

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