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Weekend Worstoff 216

I may have forgotten to include a pic of this hideous Howard Johnson building in Wuhan. The gold dome does have a cocktail bar (no Mojitos) and a revolving Thai restaurant though. Looking through the glass gives the filthy Yangzte precinct an … Continue reading

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Outrage Sunday 26 to the victor the spoils

The hundreds of helicopters I’d flown in for CHOGM began to draw together until they formed a collective meta-CHOGM…and in my mind it was the most vibrant thing going; headline-deadline, print-broadcast, right wing-greenie, nimble, fluent, canny and human; hot sucked … Continue reading

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Charlie!

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Beer Temple

If anyone wants to see my “real” and excellent Vietnam photos, (of which this is definitely not one), go to this link. I’m still convinced it’s Bento in the middle of the first one, Dudes in Fog, however he denies … Continue reading

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He died for his sins

Mostly the North Vietnamese didn’t destroy churches, but apparently this local priest did a bit of spying for the South on the side, so they bombed it and killed him. Then someone drew a willy on it. Quite nicely modelled … Continue reading

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Viet-Mer

Nice to see that the crumbling crackpot mermaid motif is as much a part of rural Vietnam as Western Australia. Although the Nannup version is more mer-tits out for the boys, the Viet version does have a hint of (albeit … Continue reading

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