Category Archives: Phuket

Everything’s gonna be All-White

So you’re supposed to wear all white clothing during the vegetarian festival, like the good people in the picture above. Unfortunately the only white t-shirt in my cupboard looked like this… …which obviously might not be considered the most appropriate … Continue reading

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Crazy Piercings – They Ain’t Faking It

Just in case there were any doubting Thomas’s out there, allow this Carrot to assure you the Vegetarian Festival body mutilations are not fake. These aren’t a bunch of yo yo’s running around with plastic joke arrows through their heads (ala … Continue reading

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More Vegetarian Festival 2012 Madness!

Chasing three 10mg Diazepam pills with a few shots of Hong Thong whisky seemed like a fantastic way to get to sleep early — being able to wake up by 4am the next day, not so much. Unfortunately this meant … Continue reading

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Phuket Vegetarian Festival 2012

Phuket Vegetarian Festival 2012 What could be duller than a whole festival centred around people who prefer broccoli and potatoes to delicious pork chops and plump steaks? Well, probably not much, unless that festival is taking place in Thailand and … Continue reading

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Ladyboy and the Tramp

Without getting into it too much, you want to watch yourself around the ladyboys of Thailand… They can be an unruly bunch. And greedy. The one time I was a victim of crime in Thailand was the result of a … Continue reading

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Guest Blogger Mr Tong

Hey, how’s it going? I’m Mr Tong. Cranky got a little too “ki mao” (drunk) while viewing a Muay Thai boxing match last night and has invited me to fill in for him. If you have any banana-related questions you’d … Continue reading

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Life, the Universe and Blogging

So I read this thing that said you’re supposed to blog every day if you want to build and keep an audience. Frankly I thought basic psychology dictated that the rat presses the button for a treat more often when … Continue reading

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