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Sitting Under A Tree

Jun 25, 2019

Yesterday I spent the day on the island of Koh Samui in Thailand driving motorbikes around the jungle. Most of this week I've been in Bangkok trying to get my bearings in this insane city. This tour has been incredible, and exhausting, and in two days it'll be done. I need a coffee right now.

Jun 18, 2019

This week I went to Yangon in Myanmar and had a bar conversation with a private security contractor about the horrific conflicts in the North of that country. I had coffee in seemingly the country's only speciality coffee shop, and marveled at the symbolic beginning of globalisation and coffee culture in this isolated...

Jun 11, 2019

Huge week in Kuala Lumpur, headlining at the Crackhouse Comedy Club and scouring the city for nice spots. Some barista sent me on a mission out to this roastery in the suburbs, and I walked for 45 minutes in the sweaty heat to get there. It's still sweaty and hot, but I'm in a hotel in Phuket now, not a hostel in KL, so...

Jun 4, 2019

Oh my god my voice is so dead, what an incredible week in Madrid!! I realised as soon as I got here that my book of cafes doesn't have ANYTHING for Madrid hahahaha... great. So I had to do some searching myself, and also some thinking about what it means for a city's culture to have this wave of Antipodean/English...