Archive for October 22nd, 2008

I don’t have anything to say. Really.


Hong Kong comes to life at night. I’m exhausted in the evenings but if a friend tricks me to go out and meet him, like what happened last night, you get the buzz and the vibe and you just want to walk the streets with the locals. Our apartment looks down on an extremely busy road leading to Times Square, even at midnight the stream of people walking past the little sliver of the street we can see is bustling with people. I don’t know what they’re doing really. No wonder everybody falls asleep on trams and buses here. Long, long days.

But if I stay in like tonight, I feel like a big plank of dead wood. I’m physically incapable of going to bed early though. Just not me. So I’m typing this. Intriguing reading huh?

Oh, it’s Crab season here! Yippee….no wait,it’s horrible! All the little eateries around us have fridges filled with tightly strung live crabs. Poor crabby, crabby crabs. I avert my eyes, it’s all I can do.

Release the claws, release the crabs!

Footy is going well, Hamsap FC has won two games in a row and I scored in both.

We do team photos like we line up. Not too well. We play at 8am on Saturday. It’s just not right.

Halloween is coming up and of course the pressure is on to get dressed up. It’s Sharyn’s birthday, of course, and we are meeting up with a select few for dinner and drinks. I don’t know what to dress up as. Someone suggested House ,which gives me an excuse to be a grumpy, sarcastic asshole even more so than usual.

That’s it, I’m off to fly a Cessna around some air base in Florida. And crashing.

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