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  • Photos 

    June 8, 2007, 14:59

    Click on the sub-menu above to browse through various photo albums. For a start, here is a collection of photos taken on various trips around the world.

    • 1999 Japan 

      March 13, 2010, 09:47

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    • 1999 Laos 

      March 14, 2010, 04:30

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    • 1999 Vietnam 

      March 14, 2010, 04:56

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    • 2000 Thailand 

      May 24, 2012, 15:55

      Most of my time in 2000 was spent in the North, Mai Sai and Chiang Rai districts, but most of the photos are taken on trips at the start of my Thailand visit,…

    • 2000 Myanmar 

      May 24, 2012, 16:13

      Despite visiting the border regions and straying into Wa State Myanmar across the River Sai on a number of occasions, they were never with a camera, so here…

    • 2000 Malaysia 

      May 24, 2012, 16:35

      Arriving from Hat Yai, Thailand in the north, my first stop in Malaysia was in Penang, for a very British feeling, double yellow lines, 3-pin plugs and…

  • Contact 

    June 8, 2007, 15:17

  • Web Design 

    June 8, 2007, 16:42

    I first learnt website design using Dreamweaver 4.0 back in 2003, when the company I was working for had little daily business because of the SARS threat in…

  • Yabbox 

    June 8, 2007, 16:45

    What is Yabbox all about? I was sat round a kitchen table one evening at University with a bunch of house mates. We were playing some board game, made by a…

  • Flickr 

    May 9, 2008, 16:38

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  • About 

    June 1, 2009, 16:50

    Yabbox So, where does the name Yabbox come from and what does it mean? Read on ... Website Design I used to be sat on a computer pretty much a third of my…

  • Random 

    December 21, 2010, 19:56

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  • Site Map 

    August 31, 2010, 04:16

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  • Category: Africa  (3)
    • Malawi by: admin

      February 4, 2007, 16:44

      Photos from Malawi, only four days before heading North to Tanzania and away from the rain!

    • B&W Morocco by: admin

      November 25, 2004, 18:16

      Black and White Photos from Morocco

    • Tunisia by: admin

      October 18, 2004, 15:00

      Photos from Tunisia

  • Category: Argentina  (1)
    • Fun weekend in Mercedes by: admin

      April 14, 2009, 03:33

      Local Peña girls at The Mausoleum to Gauchito Gil By Yabbox Without a decent guide book to Argentina I was under the impression it was a short hop, skip and…

  • Category: Australia  (2)
    • Australia Snapshot by: admin

      January 15, 2007, 17:45

      Selection of Photos from a trip to Australia over Christmas and New Year. This is a snapshot of my favorite fotos, or most memorable moments. There is…

    • Australia by: admin

      October 20, 2001, 16:26

      Photos from Australia

  • Category: Beijing  (9)
    • Beijing Bus by: admin

      November 15, 2010, 18:09

      Bus Routes With the help of the Beijing Bus website I have listed the following bus routes on my iPhone so the next time I'm stood on the street at Tuanjiehu…

    • Nick and Steve Jumper-off! by: admin

      March 9, 2010, 14:43

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    • North Korea by: admin

      October 31, 2006, 17:41

      Selection of Photos from North Korea, in October 2006

    • Yonghegong, Feb 2006 by: admin

      February 11, 2006, 16:34

      You will see from the previous post we spent a lovely morning at the Great Wall of China at Mùtiányù (???) which is 70kms outside of Beijing and relatively…

    • Mutianyu, Feb 2006 by: admin

      February 11, 2006, 16:30

      My Uncle John and Aunty Veronica had managed to arrange a short visit to Beijing and of course were hopeful of trying to pack as much in to their few days as…

    • YongHeGong & YuanMingYuan by: admin

      October 12, 1999, 15:42

      October 12th, 1999 (I have been a bit slack on the writing up and so may have forgotten some of the nuances I would have liked to report.) Took forever to…

    • Forbidden City by: admin

      October 11, 1999, 15:41

      October 11th, 1999 I guess the trip to the Great Wall, or at least the early start yesterday was why I woke up quite late today. The Danish guy who is…

    • The Great Wall by: admin

      October 10, 1999, 15:41

      October 10th, 1999 Cindy offered me to go to the Great Wall with them (must be thinking in the Dutch Style!) We left at 7am by bus to get to Huanghuakou. The…

    • Beijing, the Northern Capital by: admin

      October 9, 1999, 15:40

      October 9th, 1999 The train pulled into the station at 9am, but which station? Beijing has so many it seems. Eventually worked out it must be the main…

  • Category: Books  (6)
    • "On The Road" by Jack Kerouac by: admin

      October 12, 2010, 18:24

      "On the Road" by Jack Kerouac ISBN 451-Q3517-095 Format: Paperback, 254 pages Published 1967 - seventeenth printing (first published 1957) by Signet http://ww…

    • "The World According to Garp" by John Irving by: admin

      October 8, 2010, 12:39

      "The World According to Garp" (Paperback) by John Irving ISBN 0-552-1119-02, Paperback, published 1983 by Corgi Originally published in 1978 (Victor Gollancz…

    • "Girls at Play" by Paul Theroux by: admin

      September 26, 2010, 15:04

      "Girls at Play" Paul Theroux Published in Penguin Books 1983, reprinted 1986 First published by Bodley Head ltd 1969 ISBN 0-14-005495-2 -- I read this book…

    • "Or is that just me?" by Richard Hammond by: admin

      September 12, 2010, 14:34

      "Or Is That Just Me?" Richard Hammond Phoenix Paperback, published 2010 First Published in 2009 ISBN 978-0-7538-2563-1 -- I know who Richard Hammond is…

    • "Norwegian Wood" by Haruki Murakami by: admin

      August 10, 2010, 12:00

      "Norwegian Wood" Haruki Murakami, translated by Jay Rubin. A Vintage International Original, September 2000 First published in Japanese as Noruwei no mori in…

    • "The Fuck Up" by Arthur Nersesian by: admin

      June 24, 2010, 07:45

      "The Fuck Up" Arthur Nersesian 1999 Pocket Books ISBN 0-671-02763-8 Published 1991, 1997 --- I was sceptical of this book that came to me via Willy from Matt…

  • Category: Brazil  (2)
    • 1,000 Splendid Suns by: admin

      March 16, 2009, 03:55

      Sunflowers on a Rainy Day Originally uploaded by yabbox March 16th, 2009 I am just about to finish ‘A 1,000 Splendid Suns’ Khaled Hosseini’s follow…

    • Transit Through Torres by: admin

      March 14, 2009, 03:32

      Torres Cliff From my Flickr Photo Album 14th March 2009 I arrived in Torres at 6am and left at 11:40am to Praia Grande (SC)! so not here long to have a good…

  • Category: China  (26)
    • T718 express to Chengdu by: admin

      July 26, 2012, 12:35

      Thursday 26th July 2012 Packed and ready to leave Beijing for the early start on the new high speed train T718 to Chengdu. Funnily enough this isn't the high…

    • Football Match in the snow by: admin

      March 29, 2010, 09:10

      Here is the 89th minute of Forbidden City FC vs French LE, 24th March 2010, when expected drizzle turned into freezing rain / sleet / snow by half time! No…

    • Tudou | Potato | Translation by: admin

      March 6, 2010, 11:44

      Here is an excerpt from the Google Toolbar Autotranslate: If you upload pornographic images, depending on the impact would be locked dark room until the kill…

    • Chinese New Year by: admin

      February 14, 2010, 06:27

      Here is a short 1 min video from my apartment window on the 7th floor as hordes of Chinese celebrate their Lunar New Year with loud firecrackers and spectacular…

    • Canon Camera Can by: admin

      December 7, 2009, 10:02

      Ghost Ship Originally uploaded by yabbox My office colleague has borrowed a Canon EOS 400D Digital Camera for her first trip to Hong Kong and so we wonder…

    • Train K26 - Shenzhèn xi to Huángshan by: admin

      December 7, 2009, 08:45

      Overnight train to Huangshan Tuesday 1st December 2009 Train K26 - Shenzhenxi to Nanjingxi Originally uploaded by yabbox My last entry explained my stressful…

    • Price comparison by: admin

      October 18, 2009, 02:32

      Saturday 17th October Grocery Shopping in Beijing Some things don't change the world over. You have a day off, and you go grocery shopping to stock your…

    • Yonghegong, Feb 2006 by: admin

      February 11, 2006, 16:34

      You will see from the previous post we spent a lovely morning at the Great Wall of China at Mùtiányù (???) which is 70kms outside of Beijing and relatively…

    • Mutianyu, Feb 2006 by: admin

      February 11, 2006, 16:30

      My Uncle John and Aunty Veronica had managed to arrange a short visit to Beijing and of course were hopeful of trying to pack as much in to their few days as…

    • The Two Shans by: admin

      October 20, 1999, 17:33

      Wednesday 20th October 1999 Such a busy day. Did a lot and finally organised my itinerary for the next few days, or so I thought. Up at 9:30AM and goodbyes…

    • Panda Foxtrot Oasis by: admin

      October 19, 1999, 15:51

      Tuesday 19th October, 1999 So, up so early it was still dark and had some breakfast. Then got on my posh red mountain bike which had previously been hanging on…

    • Account of the day by: admin

      October 18, 1999, 15:36

      Monday 18th October 1999 Woke up at 9:30AM when the Danish couple came back from extending their visa. Had breakfast and realised what a miserable place…

    • Crashed in Chengdu by: admin

      October 17, 1999, 15:22

      Sunday 17th October 1999 The train arrived in Chengdu at 7:15AM and we shared a taxi to the Traffick Hotel. Understandably spaced out after about 3 minutes…

    • Hard seat for a hard sleep by: admin

      October 16, 1999, 15:16

      Saturday 16th October 1999 So we’re all travelling together to Chengdu and we have seats next to each other, but that surely is irrelevant as we’ll…

    • Day in Xi'an by: admin

      October 15, 1999, 15:09

      Friday 15th October, 1999 Up early to go to the train station with Sophie and bought a hard seat ticket to Chengdu without problem, hopefully I'll be able to…

    • Terracotta Warriors by: admin

      October 14, 1999, 15:49

      Tried to catch up on some sleep and I was so tired no-one woke me up when they moved around. Did some washing and went to Dads for breakfast (what did I say…

    • Xi'an by: admin

      October 13, 1999, 15:47

      The train journey was ok, and at least I had a seat this time. The people around me were quite friendly – talkative would be the wrong word, if only for the…

    • YongHeGong & YuanMingYuan by: admin

      October 12, 1999, 15:42

      October 12th, 1999 (I have been a bit slack on the writing up and so may have forgotten some of the nuances I would have liked to report.) Took forever to…

    • Forbidden City by: admin

      October 11, 1999, 15:41

      October 11th, 1999 I guess the trip to the Great Wall, or at least the early start yesterday was why I woke up quite late today. The Danish guy who is…

    • The Great Wall by: admin

      October 10, 1999, 15:41

      October 10th, 1999 Cindy offered me to go to the Great Wall with them (must be thinking in the Dutch Style!) We left at 7am by bus to get to Huanghuakou. The…

    • Beijing, the Northern Capital by: admin

      October 9, 1999, 15:40

      October 9th, 1999 The train pulled into the station at 9am, but which station? Beijing has so many it seems. Eventually worked out it must be the main…

    • Qufu, the home of Confucius by: admin

      October 8, 1999, 15:40

      October 8th, 1999 Maybe I should have realised there would only have been hot water at night, but it’s all part of the learning and experience process. Oh…

    • Tai’an to Qufu by: admin

      October 7, 1999, 15:39

      October 7th, 1999 Because of my disturbed sleep I eventually got up at 11am and had a bath. The washing I had done last night was still damp. I walked…

    • Mount Taishsan, Tai’an by: admin

      October 6, 1999, 15:37

      October 6th, 1999 I woke up much earlier than I realised - because of the total darkness. I left about 10 am after a bath - they even had lots of bathroom…

    • Qingdao - Jilan - Tai'an by: admin

      October 5, 1999, 15:37

      October 5th, 1999 Took a bus to Jilan in the morning. Not a bad trip and travelling by bus is quite an experience. It was an interesting journey with some…

    • Arrival in China – Qingdao by: admin

      October 4, 1999, 15:34

      October 4th, 1999 The ex Panama canal cruise liner with only a dozen passengers arrived from Shimonoseki at Qingdao harbour amid a full naval procession - more…

  • Category: Design  (1)
    • WordPress redbel Theme by: admin

      August 30, 2010, 08:43

      The theme I had made for forbiddencityfc.com for the 2008 / 2009 was becoming dated and didn't support native menus. I liked the look of redbel theme, which…

  • Category: Diary  (32)
    • T718 express to Chengdu by: admin

      July 26, 2012, 12:35

      Thursday 26th July 2012 Packed and ready to leave Beijing for the early start on the new high speed train T718 to Chengdu. Funnily enough this isn't the high…

    • Rugby 7's South Stand by: admin

      March 29, 2010, 10:22

      Sunday afternoon and made it in to the South Stand in time for the big games and the lead up to the final. First off, the drunk and lively South Stand…

    • LKF Street Party by: admin

      March 29, 2010, 09:24

      Here's a quick video of some of the crazy dancing going off in Lan Kwai Fong on the last day of the Hong Kong Seven's Rugby weekend. Yes, I think they were…

    • Football Match in the snow by: admin

      March 29, 2010, 09:10

      Here is the 89th minute of Forbidden City FC vs French LE, 24th March 2010, when expected drizzle turned into freezing rain / sleet / snow by half time! No…

    • Chinese New Year by: admin

      February 14, 2010, 06:27

      Here is a short 1 min video from my apartment window on the 7th floor as hordes of Chinese celebrate their Lunar New Year with loud firecrackers and spectacular…

    • Happy Valley by: admin

      February 4, 2010, 00:24

      Cheering on the horses at Happy Valley By yabbox A Night at the Races If you're in Hong Kong on a Wednesday evening you have to go to the races. I…

    • Canon Camera Can by: admin

      December 7, 2009, 10:02

      Ghost Ship Originally uploaded by yabbox My office colleague has borrowed a Canon EOS 400D Digital Camera for her first trip to Hong Kong and so we wonder…

    • Train K26 - Shenzhèn xi to Huángshan by: admin

      December 7, 2009, 08:45

      Overnight train to Huangshan Tuesday 1st December 2009 Train K26 - Shenzhenxi to Nanjingxi Originally uploaded by yabbox My last entry explained my stressful…

    • Price comparison by: admin

      October 18, 2009, 02:32

      Saturday 17th October Grocery Shopping in Beijing Some things don't change the world over. You have a day off, and you go grocery shopping to stock your…

    • Shepherding by: admin

      March 26, 2009, 08:56

      El Silencio Estancia 26th March 2009 We saw two ostriches (or Rhea) yesterday, while we were on horseback, I had forgotten. Today nothing happened until el…

    • Gaucho Life by: admin

      March 25, 2009, 08:53

      El Silencio Estancia 25th March 2009 I’ve been a right proper farmer (exaggerate the ‘ar’) today, been on a tractor and all sorts! Eggs and bacon for…

    • 1,000 Splendid Suns by: admin

      March 16, 2009, 03:55

      Sunflowers on a Rainy Day Originally uploaded by yabbox March 16th, 2009 I am just about to finish ‘A 1,000 Splendid Suns’ Khaled Hosseini’s follow…

    • Transit Through Torres by: admin

      March 14, 2009, 03:32

      Torres Cliff From my Flickr Photo Album 14th March 2009 I arrived in Torres at 6am and left at 11:40am to Praia Grande (SC)! so not here long to have a good…

    • On the Nam Ou, Laos by: admin

      November 6, 1999, 18:14

      Saturday 6th November, 1999 The Lao people in the room next door are loud. I think they may be the boatmen that brought the Austrians up river and celebrating…

    • Waiting for the Ferry, Muang Kuah, Laos by: admin

      November 5, 1999, 17:12

      Friday 5 November 1999 (Guy Fawkes Night back home) So, got up very early - 6am - and went to the boat stop. In fact where the road ends or at least becomes a…

    • The Two Shans by: admin

      October 20, 1999, 17:33

      Wednesday 20th October 1999 Such a busy day. Did a lot and finally organised my itinerary for the next few days, or so I thought. Up at 9:30AM and goodbyes…

    • Panda Foxtrot Oasis by: admin

      October 19, 1999, 15:51

      Tuesday 19th October, 1999 So, up so early it was still dark and had some breakfast. Then got on my posh red mountain bike which had previously been hanging on…

    • Account of the day by: admin

      October 18, 1999, 15:36

      Monday 18th October 1999 Woke up at 9:30AM when the Danish couple came back from extending their visa. Had breakfast and realised what a miserable place…

    • Crashed in Chengdu by: admin

      October 17, 1999, 15:22

      Sunday 17th October 1999 The train arrived in Chengdu at 7:15AM and we shared a taxi to the Traffick Hotel. Understandably spaced out after about 3 minutes…

    • Hard seat for a hard sleep by: admin

      October 16, 1999, 15:16

      Saturday 16th October 1999 So we’re all travelling together to Chengdu and we have seats next to each other, but that surely is irrelevant as we’ll…

    • Day in Xi'an by: admin

      October 15, 1999, 15:09

      Friday 15th October, 1999 Up early to go to the train station with Sophie and bought a hard seat ticket to Chengdu without problem, hopefully I'll be able to…

    • Terracotta Warriors by: admin

      October 14, 1999, 15:49

      Tried to catch up on some sleep and I was so tired no-one woke me up when they moved around. Did some washing and went to Dads for breakfast (what did I say…

    • Xi'an by: admin

      October 13, 1999, 15:47

      The train journey was ok, and at least I had a seat this time. The people around me were quite friendly – talkative would be the wrong word, if only for the…

    • YongHeGong & YuanMingYuan by: admin

      October 12, 1999, 15:42

      October 12th, 1999 (I have been a bit slack on the writing up and so may have forgotten some of the nuances I would have liked to report.) Took forever to…

    • Forbidden City by: admin

      October 11, 1999, 15:41

      October 11th, 1999 I guess the trip to the Great Wall, or at least the early start yesterday was why I woke up quite late today. The Danish guy who is…

    • The Great Wall by: admin

      October 10, 1999, 15:41

      October 10th, 1999 Cindy offered me to go to the Great Wall with them (must be thinking in the Dutch Style!) We left at 7am by bus to get to Huanghuakou. The…

    • Beijing, the Northern Capital by: admin

      October 9, 1999, 15:40

      October 9th, 1999 The train pulled into the station at 9am, but which station? Beijing has so many it seems. Eventually worked out it must be the main…

    • Qufu, the home of Confucius by: admin

      October 8, 1999, 15:40

      October 8th, 1999 Maybe I should have realised there would only have been hot water at night, but it’s all part of the learning and experience process. Oh…

    • Tai’an to Qufu by: admin

      October 7, 1999, 15:39

      October 7th, 1999 Because of my disturbed sleep I eventually got up at 11am and had a bath. The washing I had done last night was still damp. I walked…

    • Mount Taishsan, Tai’an by: admin

      October 6, 1999, 15:37

      October 6th, 1999 I woke up much earlier than I realised - because of the total darkness. I left about 10 am after a bath - they even had lots of bathroom…

    • Qingdao - Jilan - Tai'an by: admin

      October 5, 1999, 15:37

      October 5th, 1999 Took a bus to Jilan in the morning. Not a bad trip and travelling by bus is quite an experience. It was an interesting journey with some…

    • Arrival in China – Qingdao by: admin

      October 4, 1999, 15:34

      October 4th, 1999 The ex Panama canal cruise liner with only a dozen passengers arrived from Shimonoseki at Qingdao harbour amid a full naval procession - more…

  • Category: DPRK  (1)
    • North Korea by: admin

      October 31, 2006, 17:41

      Selection of Photos from North Korea, in October 2006

  • Category: Fuji  (1)
    • Mount Fuji, Japan by: admin

      September 30, 1999, 16:29

      I spent nearly 4 months in Japan in Summer 1999. Most of the time was spent in Tokyo, where my brother lived. Unfortunately the photos from that time are…

  • Category: General  (21)
    • Aardvark by: admin

      August 18, 2010, 06:31

      I have no idea where I heard first about Aardvark, but as it's now owned by Google it may have been some crafty advertising on Gmail. I installed the Vark App…

    • The Hero | A movie about you or someone you know by: admin

      April 15, 2010, 13:58

      No description found for this item.

    • Strange sign in Motel by: admin

      April 14, 2010, 10:33

      It took me a while to work out what the second sentence meant, then it clicked, no cleaning (of) game in room.

    • Nick and Steve Jumper-off! by: admin

      March 9, 2010, 14:43

      No description found for this item.

    • Tudou | Potato | Translation by: admin

      March 6, 2010, 11:44

      Here is an excerpt from the Google Toolbar Autotranslate: If you upload pornographic images, depending on the impact would be locked dark room until the kill…

    • Chinese New Year by: admin

      February 14, 2010, 06:27

      Here is a short 1 min video from my apartment window on the 7th floor as hordes of Chinese celebrate their Lunar New Year with loud firecrackers and spectacular…

    • Roast Pig Siu Mei by: admin

      February 7, 2010, 09:57

      Roast Pig ?? Originally uploaded by yabbox I passed this Siu Mei (??) restaurant in Jordan, in a side street just off Shanghai street. These two pigs really…

    • Happy Valley by: admin

      February 4, 2010, 00:24

      Cheering on the horses at Happy Valley By yabbox A Night at the Races If you're in Hong Kong on a Wednesday evening you have to go to the races. I…

    • iPhone Getting Started by: admin

      December 22, 2009, 12:30

      I just bought an iPhone online in Hong Kong and it was delivered by TNT, unlocked. Excitedly I took out the user guide, bizarrely called 'finger tips' and…

    • Canon Camera Can by: admin

      December 7, 2009, 10:02

      Ghost Ship Originally uploaded by yabbox My office colleague has borrowed a Canon EOS 400D Digital Camera for her first trip to Hong Kong and so we wonder…

    • Hong Kong to Shenzhen by: admin

      December 7, 2009, 07:10

      Hong Kong Transport Originally uploaded by yabbox Hong Kong China Border I wouldn't normally regale my trip across Hong Kong and through the Shenzhen border,…

    • media by: admin

      November 21, 2009, 14:50

      trying to embed a movie from this server... Italian Soccer Training Program Next, I have uploaded a video to the media manager on WordPress (I had to use the…

    • Flickr Highslide Photo Album by: admin

      November 2, 2009, 10:59

      I found this list of WordPress Flickr plugins on Skyje.com (which is a great WP plugin resource) which led me to a new Flickr Gallery called Flickr + Highslide,…

    • Estancia El Silencio by: admin

      April 14, 2009, 03:48

      Albergue y Estancia 'El Silencio', Flores-Durazno, Uruguay My first view of El Silencio Estancia. Picture postcard. By Yabbox As I travelled further south…

    • Praia Grande by: admin

      March 15, 2009, 03:39

      Itaimbezinho Canyon From my Flickr Photo Album 15th March 2009 Feliz Anniversario Sam! What a long day of hiking and impressive canyons they are too.…

    • Praia Grande Arrival by: admin

      March 14, 2009, 03:50

      Dawn Fishing in Torres Originally uploaded by yabbox 14th March 2009 If I thought Torres was small, Praia Grande really is a village and no wonder I…

    • Culmstock Old Railway by: admin

      February 4, 2009, 20:06

      Old Railway bridge on the Culm Originally uploaded by yabbox Picture postcard of the old Railway line as it crosses the River Culm taken on a bright day…

    • Wulingshan by: admin

      October 5, 2007, 15:09

      Phil and Lisa organised a car, so we could make an overnight trip to Wulingshan Mountain on the Hebei Beijing border, around 150 kms from Beijing and close to…

    • Zanzibar by: admin

      February 25, 2007, 15:05

      Selection of Photos from Zanzibar, where we went to relax after the arduous Safari from Arusha! From the beginning of 2007.

    • North Korea by: admin

      October 31, 2006, 17:41

      Selection of Photos from North Korea, in October 2006

    • Colour Morocco by: admin

      November 24, 2004, 15:00

      Selection of Photos from Morocco, November 2004

  • Category: Goa  (1)
    • Goa by: admin

      December 6, 2005, 18:13

      Selection of Photos from Goa, December 2005

  • Category: Hong Kong  (5)
    • Rugby 7's South Stand by: admin

      March 29, 2010, 10:22

      Sunday afternoon and made it in to the South Stand in time for the big games and the lead up to the final. First off, the drunk and lively South Stand…

    • LKF Street Party by: admin

      March 29, 2010, 09:24

      Here's a quick video of some of the crazy dancing going off in Lan Kwai Fong on the last day of the Hong Kong Seven's Rugby weekend. Yes, I think they were…

    • Roast Pig Siu Mei by: admin

      February 7, 2010, 09:57

      Roast Pig ?? Originally uploaded by yabbox I passed this Siu Mei (??) restaurant in Jordan, in a side street just off Shanghai street. These two pigs really…

    • Happy Valley by: admin

      February 4, 2010, 00:24

      Cheering on the horses at Happy Valley By yabbox A Night at the Races If you're in Hong Kong on a Wednesday evening you have to go to the races. I…

    • Canon Camera Can by: admin

      December 7, 2009, 10:02

      Ghost Ship Originally uploaded by yabbox My office colleague has borrowed a Canon EOS 400D Digital Camera for her first trip to Hong Kong and so we wonder…

  • Category: India  (1)
    • India by: admin

      October 24, 2002, 15:21

      Photos from India

  • Category: Japan  (1)
    • Mount Fuji, Japan by: admin

      September 30, 1999, 16:29

      I spent nearly 4 months in Japan in Summer 1999. Most of the time was spent in Tokyo, where my brother lived. Unfortunately the photos from that time are…

  • Category: Laos  (3)
    • Laos by: admin

      November 15, 1999, 16:28

      Photos from Laos

    • On the Nam Ou, Laos by: admin

      November 6, 1999, 18:14

      Saturday 6th November, 1999 The Lao people in the room next door are loud. I think they may be the boatmen that brought the Austrians up river and celebrating…

    • Waiting for the Ferry, Muang Kuah, Laos by: admin

      November 5, 1999, 17:12

      Friday 5 November 1999 (Guy Fawkes Night back home) So, got up very early - 6am - and went to the boat stop. In fact where the road ends or at least becomes a…

  • Category: Malawi  (1)
    • Malawi by: admin

      February 4, 2007, 16:44

      Photos from Malawi, only four days before heading North to Tanzania and away from the rain!

  • Category: Malaysia  (1)
    • Malaysia by: admin

      March 20, 2000, 16:27

      Photos from Malaysia, March 2000. I headed down to Malaysia for a few weeks break from Thailand. View another gallery of Malaysia here.

  • Category: Morocco  (1)
    • B&W Morocco by: admin

      November 25, 2004, 18:16

      Black and White Photos from Morocco

  • Category: Nepal  (1)
    • Nepal by: admin

      October 20, 2002, 16:22

      Photos from Nepal

  • Category: North Korea  (1)
    • North Korea by: admin

      October 31, 2006, 17:41

      Selection of Photos from North Korea, in October 2006

  • Category: Photos  (22)
    • Canon Camera Can by: admin

      December 7, 2009, 10:02

      Ghost Ship Originally uploaded by yabbox My office colleague has borrowed a Canon EOS 400D Digital Camera for her first trip to Hong Kong and so we wonder…

    • Safari - Best by: admin

      February 12, 2007, 09:04

      Selection of Photos from Safari trip in Tanzania, beginning of the year.

    • Malawi by: admin

      February 4, 2007, 16:44

      Photos from Malawi, only four days before heading North to Tanzania and away from the rain!

    • Australia Snapshot by: admin

      January 15, 2007, 17:45

      Selection of Photos from a trip to Australia over Christmas and New Year. This is a snapshot of my favorite fotos, or most memorable moments. There is…

    • North Korea by: admin

      October 31, 2006, 17:41

      Selection of Photos from North Korea, in October 2006

    • South Korea by: admin

      February 25, 2006, 18:12

      Photos of Seoul, South Korea - short visit in February 2006

    • Yonghegong, Feb 2006 by: admin

      February 11, 2006, 16:34

      You will see from the previous post we spent a lovely morning at the Great Wall of China at Mùtiányù (???) which is 70kms outside of Beijing and relatively…

    • Mutianyu, Feb 2006 by: admin

      February 11, 2006, 16:30

      My Uncle John and Aunty Veronica had managed to arrange a short visit to Beijing and of course were hopeful of trying to pack as much in to their few days as…

    • Goa by: admin

      December 6, 2005, 18:13

      Selection of Photos from Goa, December 2005

    • B&W Morocco by: admin

      November 25, 2004, 18:16

      Black and White Photos from Morocco

    • Tunisia by: admin

      October 18, 2004, 15:00

      Photos from Tunisia

    • Sicily by: admin

      September 30, 2004, 15:02

      Photos from Sicily

    • Sri Lanka by: admin

      November 20, 2003, 15:19

      Photos from Sri Lanka

    • India by: admin

      October 24, 2002, 15:21

      Photos from India

    • Nepal by: admin

      October 20, 2002, 16:22

      Photos from Nepal

    • Tibet by: admin

      October 10, 2002, 16:23

      Photos from Tibet

    • Australia by: admin

      October 20, 2001, 16:26

      Photos from Australia

    • North Thailand, 2000 by: admin

      April 20, 2000, 16:41

      Hanging around the hills and tribes of Chiang Rai Province

    • Malaysia by: admin

      March 20, 2000, 16:27

      Photos from Malaysia, March 2000. I headed down to Malaysia for a few weeks break from Thailand. View another gallery of Malaysia here.

    • Vietnam by: admin

      December 15, 1999, 16:27

      Photos from Vietnam in December 1999. Arriving in the beautiful city of Hanoi in the North of Vietnam, the European and French influences were my second…

    • Laos by: admin

      November 15, 1999, 16:28

      Photos from Laos

    • Mount Fuji, Japan by: admin

      September 30, 1999, 16:29

      I spent nearly 4 months in Japan in Summer 1999. Most of the time was spent in Tokyo, where my brother lived. Unfortunately the photos from that time are…

  • Category: Random  (7)
    • Ebay Pitfall by: admin

      January 5, 2011, 19:54

      I was in the market for a new iPhone and was scouring the pages of Ebay looking for a suitably good deal. I came across this auction for an iPhone 3G 16GB in…

    • Geared by: admin

      December 21, 2010, 19:59

      A few screenshots of the completed levels of the iPhone game, Geared. There are levels 43 until 150 here so far, with the exception of level 120 which is…

    • WordPress redbel Theme by: admin

      August 30, 2010, 08:43

      The theme I had made for forbiddencityfc.com for the 2008 / 2009 was becoming dated and didn't support native menus. I liked the look of redbel theme, which…

    • Aardvark by: admin

      August 18, 2010, 06:31

      I have no idea where I heard first about Aardvark, but as it's now owned by Google it may have been some crafty advertising on Gmail. I installed the Vark App…

    • Strange sign in Motel by: admin

      April 14, 2010, 10:33

      It took me a while to work out what the second sentence meant, then it clicked, no cleaning (of) game in room.

    • Nick and Steve Jumper-off! by: admin

      March 9, 2010, 14:43

      No description found for this item.

    • Time Wasters by: admin

      December 19, 2009, 10:10

      From a games page on We Live in Beijing, I started playing a game called Bloxorz, which is hosted on Albino Black Sheep, a predominately flash based gaming…

  • Category: Review  (1)
    • Fun weekend in Mercedes by: admin

      April 14, 2009, 03:33

      Local Peña girls at The Mausoleum to Gauchito Gil By Yabbox Without a decent guide book to Argentina I was under the impression it was a short hop, skip and…

  • Category: Rugby  (1)
    • Rugby 7's South Stand by: admin

      March 29, 2010, 10:22

      Sunday afternoon and made it in to the South Stand in time for the big games and the lead up to the final. First off, the drunk and lively South Stand…

  • Category: Safari  (1)
    • Safari - Best by: admin

      February 12, 2007, 09:04

      Selection of Photos from Safari trip in Tanzania, beginning of the year.

  • Category: Sicily  (1)
    • Sicily by: admin

      September 30, 2004, 15:02

      Photos from Sicily

  • Category: South Korea  (1)
    • South Korea by: admin

      February 25, 2006, 18:12

      Photos of Seoul, South Korea - short visit in February 2006

  • Category: Sri Lanka  (1)
  • Category: Tanzania  (1)
    • Safari - Best by: admin

      February 12, 2007, 09:04

      Selection of Photos from Safari trip in Tanzania, beginning of the year.

  • Category: Thailand  (1)
  • Category: Tibet  (1)
    • Tibet by: admin

      October 10, 2002, 16:23

      Photos from Tibet

  • Category: Travel  (27)
    • Strange sign in Motel by: admin

      April 14, 2010, 10:33

      It took me a while to work out what the second sentence meant, then it clicked, no cleaning (of) game in room.

    • Roast Pig Siu Mei by: admin

      February 7, 2010, 09:57

      Roast Pig ?? Originally uploaded by yabbox I passed this Siu Mei (??) restaurant in Jordan, in a side street just off Shanghai street. These two pigs really…

    • Canon Camera Can by: admin

      December 7, 2009, 10:02

      Ghost Ship Originally uploaded by yabbox My office colleague has borrowed a Canon EOS 400D Digital Camera for her first trip to Hong Kong and so we wonder…

    • Train K26 - Shenzhèn xi to Huángshan by: admin

      December 7, 2009, 08:45

      Overnight train to Huangshan Tuesday 1st December 2009 Train K26 - Shenzhenxi to Nanjingxi Originally uploaded by yabbox My last entry explained my stressful…

    • Hong Kong to Shenzhen by: admin

      December 7, 2009, 07:10

      Hong Kong Transport Originally uploaded by yabbox Hong Kong China Border I wouldn't normally regale my trip across Hong Kong and through the Shenzhen border,…

    • Estancia El Silencio by: admin

      April 14, 2009, 03:48

      Albergue y Estancia 'El Silencio', Flores-Durazno, Uruguay My first view of El Silencio Estancia. Picture postcard. By Yabbox As I travelled further south…

    • Fun weekend in Mercedes by: admin

      April 14, 2009, 03:33

      Local Peña girls at The Mausoleum to Gauchito Gil By Yabbox Without a decent guide book to Argentina I was under the impression it was a short hop, skip and…

    • Shepherding by: admin

      March 26, 2009, 08:56

      El Silencio Estancia 26th March 2009 We saw two ostriches (or Rhea) yesterday, while we were on horseback, I had forgotten. Today nothing happened until el…

    • Gaucho Life by: admin

      March 25, 2009, 08:53

      El Silencio Estancia 25th March 2009 I’ve been a right proper farmer (exaggerate the ‘ar’) today, been on a tractor and all sorts! Eggs and bacon for…

    • Malawi by: admin

      February 4, 2007, 16:44

      Photos from Malawi, only four days before heading North to Tanzania and away from the rain!

    • Australia Snapshot by: admin

      January 15, 2007, 17:45

      Selection of Photos from a trip to Australia over Christmas and New Year. This is a snapshot of my favorite fotos, or most memorable moments. There is…

    • North Korea by: admin

      October 31, 2006, 17:41

      Selection of Photos from North Korea, in October 2006

    • South Korea by: admin

      February 25, 2006, 18:12

      Photos of Seoul, South Korea - short visit in February 2006

    • Goa by: admin

      December 6, 2005, 18:13

      Selection of Photos from Goa, December 2005

    • B&W Morocco by: admin

      November 25, 2004, 18:16

      Black and White Photos from Morocco

    • Tunisia by: admin

      October 18, 2004, 15:00

      Photos from Tunisia

    • Sicily by: admin

      September 30, 2004, 15:02

      Photos from Sicily

    • Sri Lanka by: admin

      November 20, 2003, 15:19

      Photos from Sri Lanka

    • India by: admin

      October 24, 2002, 15:21

      Photos from India

    • Nepal by: admin

      October 20, 2002, 16:22

      Photos from Nepal

    • Tibet by: admin

      October 10, 2002, 16:23

      Photos from Tibet

    • Australia by: admin

      October 20, 2001, 16:26

      Photos from Australia

    • Malaysia by: admin

      March 20, 2000, 16:27

      Photos from Malaysia, March 2000. I headed down to Malaysia for a few weeks break from Thailand. View another gallery of Malaysia here.

    • Vietnam by: admin

      December 15, 1999, 16:27

      Photos from Vietnam in December 1999. Arriving in the beautiful city of Hanoi in the North of Vietnam, the European and French influences were my second…

    • Laos by: admin

      November 15, 1999, 16:28

      Photos from Laos

    • On the Nam Ou, Laos by: admin

      November 6, 1999, 18:14

      Saturday 6th November, 1999 The Lao people in the room next door are loud. I think they may be the boatmen that brought the Austrians up river and celebrating…

    • Waiting for the Ferry, Muang Kuah, Laos by: admin

      November 5, 1999, 17:12

      Friday 5 November 1999 (Guy Fawkes Night back home) So, got up very early - 6am - and went to the boat stop. In fact where the road ends or at least becomes a…

  • Category: Tunisia  (1)
    • Tunisia by: admin

      October 18, 2004, 15:00

      Photos from Tunisia

  • Category: Uncategorized  (1)
    • Russia Train Platform  by: admin

      June 27, 2011, 09:31

      Here is a poster spotted on the railway platform in Russia. I guess it says something like 'Don't fall on to the platform!'

  • Category: Uruguay  (3)
    • Estancia El Silencio by: admin

      April 14, 2009, 03:48

      Albergue y Estancia 'El Silencio', Flores-Durazno, Uruguay My first view of El Silencio Estancia. Picture postcard. By Yabbox As I travelled further south…

    • Shepherding by: admin

      March 26, 2009, 08:56

      El Silencio Estancia 26th March 2009 We saw two ostriches (or Rhea) yesterday, while we were on horseback, I had forgotten. Today nothing happened until el…

    • Gaucho Life by: admin

      March 25, 2009, 08:53

      El Silencio Estancia 25th March 2009 I’ve been a right proper farmer (exaggerate the ‘ar’) today, been on a tractor and all sorts! Eggs and bacon for…

  • Category: Vietnam  (1)
    • Vietnam by: admin

      December 15, 1999, 16:27

      Photos from Vietnam in December 1999. Arriving in the beautiful city of Hanoi in the North of Vietnam, the European and French influences were my second…