Archive for August, 2009

HK hit by the pseudo-model storm

(Aug 28, 2009) 靚模 [Lang-Mo] AKA the pseudo-model. These girls are around 20-years-old, wear their dyed hair long, never appear without fake ...

Downhill biking in downtown Hong Kong – an unexpected discovery

(Aug 27, 2009) Hong Kong is the place for karaoke and shopping, but who would have guessed mountain biking to be popular with HK youngsters?! A ...

Jakarta’s Secret Agents

(Aug 25, 2009) How often have you been invited to view uploaded pics on Facebook or Flickr and with one click sent the said invite into your dat...

Finger Tapping Your Way to Topicality in Jakarta

(Aug 25, 2009) It’s interesting to me that one of the media blurbs praising the new social networking platform, Koprol.com reads, “B...

Jakarta Needs “We Need More Stages”

(Aug 25, 2009) “put your cameras up in the air, like you just don’t care!!!” Going to a concert or gig nowadays, you’d b...

Dianping – Reviewing China’s Restaurant & City Life

(Aug 20, 2009) Everyone knows that China is an extremely gastronomic-centric culture where much time and effort is put into finding the best res...

Post Rock: Jakarta’s Silent Minority

(Aug 19, 2009) In a previous post on Jakarta’s brewing post-rock cauldron, I had anticipated the rise of a sub-culture that apparently ha...

Jakarta’s Silver Screen Savior

(Aug 19, 2009) For Jakarta film freaks, living was hard a few years back. In order to see a cult, festival, or any other kind of non-commercial ...

Plurking Your Life

(Aug 19, 2009) Plurk is a social networking and micro blogging site that lets you share a timeline of events in your life through updates. Shor...

Udancecn – An Online Community for China’s Electronic Dance Music

(Aug 18, 2009) Shanghai is well known in China as being the leading city for club-goers who are looking for dance music. When not in dance clubs...

Holeshot (BMX)

(Aug 17, 2009) Although BMX has had its rise and fall since the 1980s, it is making a steady comeback in recent years. With the elimina...

Fixed Up, Looking Sharp

(Aug 17, 2009) photo: brent kerr Originally used in the 1950s for winter training sessions by racing cyclists wanting to improve their pedaling ...

Skate or Die

(Aug 17, 2009) Like in the rest of the world, skateboarding has captured the attention of much of the Australian youth. Skateboarding has had a ...

Eye Spy (Bodysurfing)

(Aug 17, 2009) Edgy 18-30 year olds don’t care for novelty. They aren’t the ones grabbing a Razor scooter or wheelie shoes. The major...

You really should have been surfing yesterday

(Aug 17, 2009) Surfing has always been popular in Australia, and is often seen as the superior form of wave-riding, ranging from logging to big w...