The Wax Conspiracy

Postcards from the (not so) holy land

Goodbye, Australia. I have loved you.

Sydney Airport - too gaudy for words.
Still, I've already had two free taster drinks...

The many faces of korjo adaptors.


Ah, London. Where the weather is rubbish, people have watery eyes and pale complexions and are called either Moira or Duncan.

Safe and sound in the holy land. Well... I say "holy..."


Aww, fuck yeah!

Taken Sun, 10 Mar 2013 03:10:12 +1100
The "do you want some bread with that?" is more food than I usually have for dinner so I'm gonna feel like an idiot when this pizza shows up.

Taken Sun, 10 Mar 2013 03:14:56 +1100
Yeah, I'm an idiot.

Taken Sun, 10 Mar 2013 16:47:40 +1100
Breakfast, round 1.

Missing: the little soy sausages I wolfed down at buffet.

At buffet? In buffet? In buffet solo?

Taken Sun, 10 Mar 2013 17:21:51 +1100
Complete with replicas of the terracotta army.

Yeah, you like that, @barethrills? That was just one half of the spread. A large troop of very, very fat Israelis came in as I was taking that photo and headed straight for the table. Frankly, I'm lucky I got out with my life.

Taken Sun, 10 Mar 2013 21:46:55 +1100
Ira! Ira, I am in you! @TheRealYLT

Taken Sun, 10 Mar 2013 21:55:17 +1100
Christ, they don't mess about with coffee here.

Taken Sun, 10 Mar 2013 21:56:25 +1100
Shit just got real, mang.

Taken Sun, 10 Mar 2013 21:57:25 +1100
Then it got realer.

Taken Sun, 10 Mar 2013 21:58:06 +1100
Then someone got stabbed.

Taken Sun, 10 Mar 2013 21:59:04 +1100
Then I saw this smug son of a bitch.

Taken Sun, 10 Mar 2013 22:01:34 +1100
Israeli street art if weird, man.

Taken Sun, 10 Mar 2013 22:02:17 +1100
I mean, really fucking weird!

Taken Sun, 10 Mar 2013 22:13:39 +1100
Bauhaus architecture on Rothschild in Tel Aviv.

Taken Sun, 10 Mar 2013 22:15:16 +1100
Not sure if this counts as Bauhaus.

Taken Sun, 10 Mar 2013 22:16:17 +1100
These three chappies.

Taken Mon, 11 Mar 2013 00:38:23 +1100
Sage advice, wall. I'm on it!

Taken Mon, 11 Mar 2013 03:57:24 +1100
Mexican for dinner. For @claredbear.

Taken Mon, 11 Mar 2013 04:01:07 +1100
The bill came in this...

Taken Mon, 11 Mar 2013 04:03:18 +1100

Taken Mon, 11 Mar 2013 04:53:47 +1100
Basically the only reason I do these trips: swanning around in a bathrobe.

Please note the Eye of Sauron of my crotch there.

Taken Tue, 11 Mar 2013 20:11:22 +1100
Just found out I gotta stay another night, so stuck with this rubbish view for another 24-hrs. Oh, and the, uh, bathrobe.

Taken Tue, 12 Mar 2013 00:48:32 +1100
Lunch. Fattoush, made correctly. By which I mean in such a way that it'll eventually end up in my belly.

Taken Tue, 12 Mar 2013 00:53:18 +1100
Estrella DAMM.

Taken Tue, 12 Mar 2013 04:56:22 +1100
Heading home soon so gotta reacclimatise myself to what I usually have for dinner.

In other news, the lounge I'm in is playing Superstar by The Carpenters. Classy.

Taken Thu, 14 Mar 2013 05:46:36 +1100
Can I? Should I?

Taken Thu, 14 Mar 2013 05:47:55 +1100
Lates, London!

Taken Thu, 14 Mar 2013 05:48:48 +1100
If that Jesus mug weren't bad enough, how about pretending to be a Jain for.their tasty, tasty cooking?

Taken Thu, 14 Mar 2013 06:23:01 +1100
Worst. Panini. Ever, Perth.

Taken Thu, 14 Mar 2013 06:50:25 +1100
Seriously, anything that is not Sydney right now can go and get fucked.

Taken Thu, 14 Mar 2013 08:06:48 +1100
My chariot.

Taken Thu, 14 Mar 2013 12:59:49 +1100
They played a Coldplay concert on the monitors on the way into Sydney. It was kind of like, "Well, if we crash and we all go to hell, here's what it'll probably be like."

Taken Thu, 14 Mar 2013 15:05:07 +1100
This was basically all I listened to my whole time overseas, and at such ear-shattering volume that I damaged my ears much in the same way the singer did when it forced him out of the band all those years ago. Good times.

Taken Thu, 14 Mar 2013 15:09:24 +1100
Finally, what thirty-plus hours of little-to-no sleep does to a man. Except the hair, that's largely my own doing. That's it. I'm done. Good night.

Published on Friday, 8 March 2013

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