November 16-23, 2003
Can these things actually allow you to get at what is under the cork? (*)
(*) Corkscrew addicts need not answer.
Legs and a back with legs ...
Any guesses on why the sarcophagus?
PS: Watcharee is the only Thai woman to have had the honor to present the two "Big B's" at a 'world class meeting'. Here she is seen introducing both "B's" to a United Nations pre-conference dealing with 'Corkscrews Ownership Rights in the Third World'. This meeting took place in Buckingham Palace just two hours ago.
More corkscrews ...
"Jesus! How about something else, Alf?"
Not for a while ... wait until we get back to Bangkok.
Just a few more days before we are back in BKK ...
Just one today ...
This from reader M. Paharo from Gangtok in the Kingdom of Sikkim (*):
"Sir, though your URL divides itself neatly between corkscrews and balloons [and there can be no argument about this] much of the 'interesting' bulk of your coverage involves elephant polo. Please, Sir, can you return to your latent roots?"
Mr. Paharo, though I have visited your kingdom I have never seen any elephants in your land. But, given the elephant swarms found in both of your neighbors here is your fillip:
For my loyal corkscrew addicts I offer two puzzles ... any guesses:
(*) Located between Nepal (on the west) and Bhutan (on the east), it is actually ordered by India to be a part of India. The People's Republic of China pouts about this.
We are out the door ... London first ... then home to Bangkok.