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27/08/2017 09:32 PM
New column: Poem of the day. Yo ho ho!
Hugh Paxton’s Blog has a proud, if not entirely reliable, tradition of launching columns. If bored and have time on your hands some are well worth reading. Some .are a bit out of date. Dope of the Day always worth a glance. This latest column launch is Poem of the Day. My plan is to […]

24/08/2017 05:13 PM
Love at first sight.. Nairobi giraffe sanctuary
I thought it was going well. That we’d really got something special. But it’s been five days since we met. I’m now in Istanbul, destined for England. She hasn’t phoned, written, tweeted…yup, guess it’s the same sad old story. Middle aged man meets giraffe, offers pellets, giraffe eats pellets. Middle aged man runs out of pellets. Giraffe moves […]

24/08/2017 04:46 PM
New editor is appointed! Hugh is glad to announce the return of his blogging page! The page will include an array of fascinating stories about traveling and daily anecdotes. please enjoy the site, and be sure to follow for regular updates.  The new editorial committee consists of: Annabel, Robin and Tim. We begin with Hugh’s […]

14/08/2016 09:03 PM
Anilbalan’s Ghost Cities Blog Fwd: New post The Green Man
Hugh Paxton’s Blog has been inactive recently. Things too hectic. I promise to be a little more interesting over the next few days. Cheers from Brooklyn (just back from an England visit)! Begin forwarded message: From: Ghost Cities <comment-reply> Subject: [New post] The Green Man Date: August 13, 2016 at 9:00:43 PM EDT To: paxton.bkk […]

22/07/2016 12:49 PM
Hugh Paxton’s Blog got this from Prisana. It’s rated a Hugh Paxton Blog 5 Star courageous. Begin forwarded message: From: Prisana Nuechterlein <prisanan> Subject: Courage Date: July 22, 2016 at 1:33:16 AM EDT To: Hugh Paxton <paxton.bkk> Dear Hugh, Where There is A Will, There is a Way Only 1 Day left for my […]

22/07/2016 03:54 AM
Vietnam’s booming Ivory Market
Hugh Paxton’s Blog received the following. It isn’t just rhino horns. Vietnam is up to more mischief in Africa. Begin forwarded message: START From: Adriana Dinu <adriana.dinu> Date: July 21, 2016 at 2:21:14 PM EDT To: Nik Sekhran <nik.sekhran>, Midori Paxton <midori.paxton> Subject: FW: Report: Vietnam’s booming Ivory Market This is so depressing read. Wish […]

19/07/2016 12:27 AM
Hugh Paxton’s Blog has tried this at home. I’m not in danger of adding it to my list of vices. A lot of people find it compulsive. As game obsessions go it does have its amusing moments. Two men in California falling off a 50 foot cliff, people shrieking with triumph in inappropriate places devoted […]

13/07/2016 01:01 AM
Anthony Brian Logan: “Dear Black Lives (LIES) Matter, Stop Blocking Traffic and Focus on …” and more videos
Hugh Paxton’s Blog’s arrival in the US has coincided with a number of fairly appalling incidents and another flare up in deja vu debate on race relations, gun control, heavy handed police response etc. The TV here has lots of channels showing a lot of rubbish and tediously frequent ads for dodgy legal firms specializing […]

10/07/2016 11:51 PM
New post from Anilbalan’s Ghost Cities Blog: Kong: Fact or Fiction?
On Jul 9, 2016, at 11:50 PM, Hugh Paxton <paxton.bkk> wrote: Hugh Paxton’s Blog has just relocated to New York. I’ll tell you all about the move from Bangkok and Asia to the Eastern seaboard and the Americas. Interesting stuff but not tonight. A bit tired! House hunting is a fun but involves a lot […]

27/06/2016 02:46 PM
New post The Monday After
Hugh Paxton’s Blog hasn’t read this yet. But I’m sure it is well worth reading. Cheers! Hugh From: TheReporterandTheGirlMINUSTheSuperMan! [] Sent: Monday, June 27, 2016 3:34 AM To: Subject: [New post] The Monday After TheGirl posted: "Well wouldn’t you know that since my last post on procrastination, I followed through on my deadlines, as […]