Blogging a dead horse

Is a barrel of naked monkeys more fun than a barrel of hairy ones?

The Irishman

Martin Scorsese's movie, THE IRISHMAN, has had rave reviews and is up for lots of awards. And yet, my Facebook feed has plenty of people who are not quite so impressed. Read More…

Time Gentlemen, Please!

Want to know what time it is? Well, that's not such a straight forward question to answer. But I do my best. Read More…

DOGMA

Every so often one has to embark upon something completely bonkers… Read More…

HIDDEN HISTORIES

From the makers of The Hidden History of Johor Bahru, i.e. New Johor, comes the Hidden History of Johor Lama, i.e. OLD JOHOR. This is a witty and wide ranging documentary about the extraordinary Sultans of Johor from their mythical origins to their final confrontation with the British!
THE HIDDEN HISTORY OF JOHOR LAMA

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About my parents

My mother recently died and so I thought I would share a few thoughts about this moment. Read More…

Hong Kong Possibilities

Hong Kong is a wild place full of possibilities and it refuses to be tamed and become merely a component of some megalomaniacs grand plan. Read More…

The Sultan and I

Lawrence Gray meets the Sultan of Johor Read More…

A WET SUNDAY AFTERNOON

Lawrence Gray ponders the similarities between modern Malaysia and 1950's Britain when Sundays were closed, the Telly was bad, and a social revolution was just around the corner.


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My last visit with my mother

A little bit of nostalgia visiting our old home with my mother. Read More…

The News

When there was no Internet, we obsessed about catching the news broadcasts. Read More…