61. youraight mate!?

Tallin, Moscow, Novosibirsk, Irkutsk, Beijing, Shanghai and Tokyo rules and rocks. London sucks! Maybe not but it is of course weird to be back here. Thank god for Chelsea (the girl). Everybody who lives in London and reads this; hello, I'm back, I want to see you soon. Whitecube opening tonight (thu 20th), probably see some of you there. Our ...

54. Ok, the capsule story.

A capsule hotel is a Japanese solution to a lot of people on a small area. Japan is not very big country geographically, the 374,744 sq km land contain 127,333,002 people. Tokyo holds 28 million and even though Tokyo is huge, space has to be rationed. This solution availiable to business men who stay briefly somewhere is this ...

53. Make it look good…

One s self steem takes a painful fall when it arrives in Japan. If you think you re cool in in London or whereever in your freaky shoes or Supreme sweater but you can lick the soles of any kid on the street here because everybody is so goddam cool it hurts. I came last night from Shanghai with that ...

52. Love Will Tear Us Apart

Some of you might recall back in 2002 when me and Lesley Pennert were rampaging abround Asia, a sudden split in our paths. Lesley jumped on that hard sleeper train and ended up freezing and broke in northern China and me, going on a pilgrimage in Tibet. When travel partners decide to go different directions, it does not mean they ...

49. No, come on, give me good price, we’re friends right?

Shopping in China is, if you look at it historically, not the first thing you think of when you visit the country. But as the new economy is based on cunsumption in China, it is a pretty big thing. I got my first taste of it two years ago when I visited the soutwest and west when I found all ...

46. duai, duai

Oskar forgot to mention that the microwave restaurant is a huge microwave with a huge door, yes, a house that looks like a huge microwave. We've seen houses here that have shapes of beerjugs, trees and an elephant (!). So, why not a microwave, hi-tech western style modern fastfood for the new, modern human being with less time to spend ...