Taoist mythology, Lanna history, mythology, the nature of time and other considered ramblings

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Location: Chiangrai, Chiangrai, Thailand

Author of many self-published books, including several about Thailand and Chiang Rai, Joel Barlow lived in Bangkok 1964-65, attending 6th grade with the International School of Bangkok's only Thai teacher. He first visited ChiangRai in 1988, and moved there in 1998.

Friday, January 20, 2012

The Hip-list:

The Rockies, Rainforests and desert;
Jim, Jimi and Janis, the Fab Four and Rolling Stones;
Fellini, Clint Eastwood, and “Black Orpheus”;
Certain novels for a while, some TV shows too (Star Trek remains kinda cool);
Balkan Sobranies, Cavendish and James Whitcomb Riley’s “I Smoke My Pipe”;
Mr. Natural, the Fabulous Furry Freak Brothers and Captain Marvell;
Organic health food, food co-ops and recycling;
Army Surplus, Goodwill and Salvation Army stores;
Hemp sandals, Vibram soles, Stetson hats;
Panama Red, Acapulco Gold and Black Afghani;
Psilocybin, peyote and Owsley’s refrigerated sugar-cubes;
“A season in Hell”, The Wasteland and “Four Quartets”;
Aboriginal and ethnographic art; pick-up volleyball and softball,
Poppy-seed bagels, solar power, hitch-hiking;
Guinness Stout and Labatt’s Blue Light (until Bud bought it, anyway);
Austin Tejas when it’s not too hot or cold,
SanFrunCisco when it’s not too gay,
And some other places far, far away;
India cotton, denim and Pendleton Mills;
Harrison Ford, Michele Pfeiffer, George Carlin, Steve Martin,
Sex, hair, cars, bikes, campers and ball-point pens;
Ziploc baggies, flash-drive memory sticks, coolers, coats and retro advertising,
Live music, Godzilla and old tokens and funky foreign coins.



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