Facebook - Dead duck December 26th 2011 Note from the "Writer In Chief": Q's World has run a Facebook page as an adjunct to this blog. We've always had some concerns about F'Book (which I renamed "Farcebook") related to privacy but these were brought home earlier in the year (September-October) when I wrote about Manila. The response from Filipinos was overwhelming (80,000+ hits and over 1,000 comments) and unfortunat ... read more
Asia » Thailand » Central Thailand » Bangkok A unified Thai kingdom was established in the mid-14th century. Known as Siam until 1939, Thailand is the only Southeast Asian country never to have been taken over by a European power. A bloodless revolution in 1932 led to a constitutional monarchy.... ... read more
I could be described as a flaneur - Dictionary definition: "an intellectual and physical wanderer, observer of life".
I travel extensively in Asia, the Middle East and East Africa.
My tales, stories and rants here are part fact/part fiction but, I hope, always stimulating and sometimes irritating. PLEASE don't take them too seriously - they are meant to inform but also to amuse and to get under your skin. I hope there's a bit of an "edge" in what I write sometimes.
For those that take themselves over-seriously: it's a BLOG! Not "the Truth"... just my weird personal take on... full info