The crowd inside the diy-bar above the office of the Choque Cultural art gallery pour out onto the roof. I slide out with them, hoping to escape the thick mugginess inside and the awkwardness of not being able to understand that evening’s entertainment. Bit stoopid going to a Brazillian-beatnik-style poetry event when you don’t understand Portuguese.

The Under Rocks city guide to Sao Paulo, Argentina.

It’d appear from my promenade through George Town this morning that I’m walking through the 1930s. It’s like being in one of them elegant Chinese smoking adverts. I haven’t been invited into any opium-dens yet but still, its early days.

The Under Rocks city guide to Penang, Malaysia.

*I wasn’t (nor have I ever been) on a passport run

A monthly column of automobile-related stuff. Subjects tackled in no particular order and with scant respect for chronology, engine stats or fuel consumption.

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