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Thailand General: Of Mice and Thai Men

When foreigners in Thailand speak of “Thai people” they generally mean Thai women. The reason for that is not because Thai women are so beautiful and so nice, although this is true, but it is because Thai men rarely figure into the experience of a foreigner in Thailand, whether it is one who lives here or one who is just passing by. 582 more words

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Chinese... tourists from hell?

They travel in large packs, barking angrily at one another and take over whole tourist spots leaving a trail of litter, spit and dirty toilets in their wake… 403 more words

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Status Quo: Part II

Now, since I met this foreign Adonis, I have been telling people I have a boyfriend. Unless we were living in past times when mating was rigidly controlled and less nuanced than it is today, thus removing the subjectivity and free will off relationships, my calling this innocent bystander a boyfriend is preposterous. 1,560 more words

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The Status Quo: Part I

Before I plunge into the depths of what I have been pushing in the last couple of postings like a traveling salesman pushing snake oil, I’ll have you know that I plan to tweet the shit out of this blog. 453 more words

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Deposit One: Intro

The sobbing tale which is to unfold overtime here will be an unfiltered, raw and pouring out of the most frank and self-derisive perspective I could fathom, which is why it is necessary to tell it from the safety of anonymity. 154 more words

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Explain yourself, wayward traveller!

“WHY YOU COME TO MAE SOT?!” The speed and volume with which he spit the words at me belied his good intentions, and suddenly I felt I was on trial. 1,606 more words

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What The Point Is

So this is my first blog post in what I plan to be my therapy outlet and where you readers are to be my unwilling therapists. 100 more words

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