Tag Archives: 1980’s

Beauty School Rehab

I staggered off a plane in Hong Kong when I was twenty five years old, clutching the empty litre bottle of opium tincture (90% alcohol/10% opium) that I had needed to get me through the 20 hour journey. Admittedly I’d … Continue reading

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Lost in Transit

I began doing unpaid voluntary work in my early teens. I didn’t analyse why I started doing this. Perhaps it was altruism, pathological ‘caretaking’ behaviour or simply curiosity. Whatever the reasons, I enjoyed it and was strangely good at it. … Continue reading

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Part Time Travelling Man

I met Chris in the early 1980’s whilst I was travelling around China. A charming and very good looking young Dutchman of Indonesian descent, he and his friend had been backpacking in Asia for over a year. They were in … Continue reading

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