Category Archives: Runaways

On The Clock

On The Clock

On The Clock Andrew Hall goes cookoo over buying a watch. N’ER in my worst nightmares did I imagine I’d write about something as banal as shopping (which I loath and detest). Although, come to think of it, I might have scribbled something about my abject reaction to having to restock the fridge in our […]

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Forever Young

Forever Young

Forever Young Andrew Hall looks forward to a new year full of vim and vigour. HI there! I presume we’re still talking to each other – given that this issue of The Bud went to print before December 21st 2012 … the date some believed only the righteous would get past with any semblance of […]

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Bye buddy

Bye buddy

Bye buddy Andrew Hall looks back on the life of an old friend. “HEY buddy, time for a beer!” … was a call that lured droves of visitors to Ubud into an experience they would never forget. Some would glance at their watches (a beer at 10.30 in the morning?) or consult the Lonely Planet, […]

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The View from Up Here

The View from Up Here

The View from Up Here Andrew Hall gets high in Kuala Lumpur THIS story begins as I sit on the 23rd floor of a condominium complex in Mont Kiara, Kuala Lumur. It’s nice up here. I can see the Twin Towers. I can see traffic progressing in an orderly fashion towards the CBD – the […]

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Jealousy

Jealousy

Jealousy Andrew Hall finds love and loses a friend … and ponders the meaning of both IN one of our heart-to-hearts a woman I love and I discussed the notion of jealousy and what it really means to be jealous. I’m no George Clooney — more like a balding Jean Claude van Damme — so […]

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With a song in my heart

With a song in my heart

With a song in my heart Andrew Hall contemplates a new year … and wonders where all the good lyrics have gone. AS we drift-dream from 2011 into 2012 I’m reminded of a scene from the John Cleese comedy, Fawlty Towers, where his character, Basil Fawlty, is engaged in a soliloquy after being, yet again, […]

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