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My City

This couldn’t be more peaceful. I’m sitting on the narrow steps in front of a door to a temple that looks to be closed for business. 1,452 more words


Moment: Basketbottle

The steps outside the 7/11 by the corner of 26 were damp and visibly grimy, as 7/11 steps always are. Two farang men decked out in full tourist gear – Singha beer tank tops, elephant pants, backpacks, the works – perched on one side of them with toasties and coke, making what looked a lot like bored, half-hearted conversation. 76 more words


Welcome to Bangkok

When I arrived in Thailand two months ago, I spent maybe 1 hour in Bangkok city limits. I spent that hour in an airport, a taxi, and a bus station, and I was happy to get on the bus to Pak Thong Chai because it was the final leg of my journey. 1,075 more words

Rainy Season

Friday night. Throwing a few extras in my purse before trotting down the stairs and heading out. Ako was already on her way to town, picking up a friend, and I would follow after. 653 more words


What's He Doing Now?

I stopped off for an order of som dtom (a spicy green papaya salad) on my way home from work the other day. I typically visit this one vendor once a week, she knows my tastes now. 819 more words

Weekend Getaway: What about Lake Garda?

In my mind I have always connected Garda lake with Gardaland – one of the top 10 amusement parks in the world. I have been there, of course,like every student worth of its name, and several years ago I also visited another village nearby which didn’t impress me particularly. 464 more words


A great new way to see old things

I went to Taidehalli (art gallery) for the first time recently. Yes, I had heard their cafe was housed in my favourite restaurant Farang, but I am interested in other things too, like you know, art. 346 more words

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