Blogging a dead horse

Blogging a dead horse

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

And so farewell steamy Malaysia...

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Out of the frying pan and into… Read More…

DAMN! IT'S LOCKDOWN AGAIN!

@#$%! Lockdown yet again! Read More…

A ROAD TRIP AROUND MALAYSIA

As an experiment we created a flip book about our journey around Malaysia to see if this is an interesting way of presenting such material on a web site. See what you think. Read More…

WHAT ON EARTH IS COOL NOWADAYS?

Lawrence Gray wonders why only he is cool? Read More…

SMOKING

Lawrence Gray decides that he needs a new vice!


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JUST ONE DAMNED THING AFTER ANOTHER

Lawrence Gray takes a look at Hansard and goes all gooey eyed about Parliamentary Democracy.

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AGE IS BUT A NUMBER!

It's my birthdaaaaaaaaaaahhhhhhhh! Lawrence Gray tries to see the positive side of having one foot in the grave.

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PANIC DON'T PANIC

Yes! Christmas is coming! Or maybe not… because the Virus is back.

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BREAKOUT!

THE BREAKOUT V-LOG

Lawrence Gray has gone stir crazy but now he is allowed to do more than purchase booze and bread flour and can go hunt crocodiles among the mangroves.
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TRANQUILLO!

After dismissing the virus as nothing to worry about, then deciding that everyone should worry about it, I am now of the opinion that perhaps I was right in the first place, but I could be wrong. Read More…

What's your plan?

Lawrence Gray contemplates the post-virus world and asks people to use this time to think carefully about what they want in the future? Read More…

THE FEUDAL SPIRIT

P.G.Wodehouse, the quintessential English writer, was threatened with being tried for treason by the British and spent most of his working life in America. It's a funny old world. Read More…

PANIC NOW!

Lawrence Gray wants none of you slackers to sit back and think calm, life affirming thoughts while the plague rages. He wants you to panic, and panic good and proper! Read More…

THE END OF THE WORD

It is the end of the word! Is that a typo I see before me or something far more insidious? Lawrence Gray examines the unexaminable and comes to a deeply digressive conclusion. Read More…

BIG WORDS

President Trump announced a National Emergency, and said those were BIG WORDS. I wonder what he actually meant by that? 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…