The master plan revisited

Kicking Dogs
Kicking Dogs * Asia Books edition (out of print)

Selections from Arno Petty’s Intelligencer and Weekly Gleaner

  • LOOKING GOOD. Have you heard how the authorities are going to solve Bangkok’s traffic problems for the big upcoming international pow-wow on industry and the environment? First, they’re going to declare a two-day national holiday, just to keep commuters off the streets. This way, the international delegates may be able to get to their nice meetings before the conference is over.
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Drawing by John Tenniel

Announcing the upcoming serialization of Kicking Dogs on this very site.

The name is Jack Shackaway, and I’m a kind of freelance journalist. You meet some interesting people when you’re a hack writer living in Bangkok.
For example, the other day I was enjoying a few drinks with a pair of dubious characters name of Tommy Two-Toes and Wrong-Way Willie Wong. Actually, it was more than a few drinks, and these gentlemen were more than just Read more