Sack Them/Government Stealth Tax

So as snow causes transport problems around the UK, people are looking for someone to blame and summarily sack. Since it’s a bit hard to punish the weather front that caused it, fingers are again being pointed at transport bosses and the government for failing to expect the unexpected. Of course if tax […]


Everything is 200 OK in China

You may or may not be aware of the ‘Great Firewall of China’ – it’s the mechanism the current government use to prevent its people learning certain facts protect its citizens from the evils of the interweb.

Anyway, we just ran a quick test using this site and it turns out that the Chinese government […]


Travel Can Kill

I was settling down for an afternoons drinking in an unremarkable bar on the sweaty tourist hellworld of Khao San Road, Bangkok, when I met the most travel-beaten individual I encountered during my long trip.

This shell of a man hobbled towards me, accompanied by my friend who had met him […]