March, 2017

Chatuchak Weekend Markets

Chatuchak Weekend Markets

Firstly I need to school y’all a little on the local lingo. In Thai language CH becomes a J sound so it’s pronounced Jat-u-jak markets. (Thai จตุจักร) But everyone knows it as JJ Markets, or as is more common, simply as JJ. i.e. Let’s go to JJ this weekend. It’s a Bangkok institution and every Top 10 Things to See and Do in Bangkok will have it right up there – that I can guarantee you! Easiest way to get there is using the MRT to Kamphaengphet station and then take Exit 2, which delivers you right into the heart…

Oils ain’t Oils

How was your week bitchez? Flat out here and boy do I hate coding CSS. Knocked out a great piece on ASX pot stocks for the boss today but you’ll have to wait a few days to read that one – in the meantime enjoy this tune. Continuing on with my classic Aussie rock theme, this time I give a hat tip to the Oils. Not Beds are Burning for mine, but I find this tune haunting. No vid, listen to the dulcet tones of Garrett, close your eyes and drift off to sleep. BTW – what a fucking monster…

Stop the press – The NewsWidget

Stop the press – The NewsWidget

UPDATE: I should post something on why you need to get money upfront for freelance based projects. (aka Technologists make lousy business people). Sigh. Live and learn. Another interesting project. I was first approached about this back in November ’16 but wasn’t able to give the it the focus that it deserved due to time constraints. It was interesting to revisit this with fresh eyes and I think a better solution has emerged given the passage of time. In any case, thanks for your patience, James. The Brief The brief was to create a widget that would publish a list…

Spy v Spy

This gem has popped up! The old man used to manage the Sundowner hotel @ Punchbowl when I was a teenager. Great classic Aussie rock from the 80’s. IMHO the tune stands the test of time – take a listen, bitchez, and judge for yourself.