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Comic-Con 2013
July 20, 2013
San Diego Comic-Con: where the typical attendee is not merely nerdier than you, but nerdier than you by several orders of magnitude.
Gridlock Wednesday
October 31, 2012
In which we go north to search for power and warm water.
Aftermath
October 30, 2012
The day after Hurricane Sandy - no power downtown, but life seems fairly normal further up.
Patan
September 5, 2011
A small collection of photographs taken in Patan, Lalitpur, Nepal.
Bhaktapur
September 5, 2011
A small collection of photographs taken in the old town of Bhaktapur, Nepal.
Chinese New Year 2010
February 21, 2010
Lions and dragons and dogs in baby-carriages, oh my! It's Chinese New Year in New York again.
Perhentian Islands
August 12, 2009
Photographs from the Perhentian Islands in Malaysia
Kuala Lumpur
August 10, 2009
A small collection of photographs taken in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.
Obstacle course
August 10, 2009
In which I make my flight to Kuala Lumpur after all, despite the best efforts of Delhi airport.
Mumbai terrorist attacks
November 26, 2008
The news from Mumbai is ugly, but it may get worse still if the attacks trigger inter-ethnic violence.
What's in a name?
October 25, 2008
Your neighborhood bar is the place where people know your name; if we could just get them to remember the bar's name as well, we'd be onto something.
Carol Jenkins (1945-2008)
January 22, 2008
American anthropologist Carol Jenkins has died at her home, aged sixty-three.
Mumbai
January 11, 2008
A small collection of photographs taken in and around Mumbai.
Strange days indeed
October 11, 2007
Only in Tajikistan can a ride in a shared taxi turn into an industrial spelunking expedition.
The Gray Plague
October 8, 2007
The police in Dushanbe are everywhere ... and they have too much time on their hands.
East London
January 28, 2007
A few photographs from East London.
Patiwat?
September 19, 2006
The Thai military has seized power - again.
Erawan
March 22, 2006
The Brahma statue at Bangkok's Erawan Shrine has been smashed by a mentally-ill man.
Global Village Epiphany
January 31, 2006
Teatime in the global village.
Siem Reap
January 26, 2006
Photographs taken at an Eric Raisina fashion show in Siem Reap, Cambodia.
Phnom Penh
January 17, 2006
Back to Phnom Penh, which hasn't changed much in a year and a half.
Going downhill fast
December 31, 2005
Recent arrests and trials of opposition figures bode ill for Cambodia's fragile democracy.
Back to Bangkok
June 13, 2005
Returning once again to Bangkok, via Tokyo.
Hue and Hoi An
July 12, 2004
Jottings from Central Vietnam.
Landcruiser
July 7, 2004
How to tell where you are in South-East Asia by looking at the vehicles.
Farangs
June 29, 2004
You meet such fascinating people when you travel: a conversation overheard in Bangkok.
Dr Strangedops
June 5, 2004
Three adults, one motorcycle, forty-eight klicks - no problem!
Bangkok to Kampot
June 3, 2004
From Bangkok to Kampot, Cambodia, by bus, boat, motorcycle and car.
Visa Run
June 2, 2004
It's time to leave Thailand - and come back in with a new visa.
Shrines
May 30, 2004
On Bangkok's roadside shrines, Hindu outposts in a Buddhist country
Khlong Saen Saep
May 16, 2004
The Khlong Saen Saep canal boat - the only form of public transport in the world that runs on toxic waste.
Hi-So
May 13, 2004
In which we go to a fashionable party and have a surprising encounter on the way home.
Counting Down
April 17, 2004
In about ten days time, I'll be leaving New York for three months in Asia. My new employers have kindly consented to me taking the time off, so with the ink still wet on my job contract (we have slow-drying...

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