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Surprise visits and Dinerama

My plans for the weekend were zero, and I’ll be honest this existed me no end. But this blissful emptiness was not to be and for the very best of reasons, two of my best friends independently decided to pay me a visit. 319 more words

Being alone in a crowd

In my country it’s Autumn now. The heavy warmth of the summer air turns fresh and crisp and the ground feels more solid underfoot. The mornings are sharp and silent and in the bronze evenings the veld grass releases cardamom-scented sighs. 321 more words


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This is what happens to you when you decide to live in Bangkok – https://wp.me/p6zPlS-bd

For us expats Thailand can only be classed as an extended working holiday, with constent visa problems we are treated as outsiders, even if you speak Thai and be over charged at every opportunity, Bsngkok is a dog eat dog city, non stop everyone has a love hate relationship with it.

About My Life

Slow Loris

I’ll never forget the first time I Saw a slow loris in real life……..

We were new to Phang-nga and still getting used to seeing so much wildlife especially right outside our front door. 752 more words


Chang Beer 21st Birthday Party

Chang Beer, the iconic Thai lager, celebrated its 21st anniversary and brand new bottle design with a big party at the The Bargehouse at Oxo Tower Wharf in London. 294 more words

Food & Drink

Just what am I doing?

I’ve spent a lot of time recently contemplating my existence, what I am doing, why, and what’s next. Why the sudden soul-searching? I guess it’s the realization that I have come full circle in my adventure, finding myself once again living on a shoestring, trying to survive in foreign lands with a minimum of income – just as I started out when I moved to Costa Rica in June 2010. 1,738 more words

Local Culture

How To Nearly Kill Yourself (At the Thai Water Festival)

NO worries you guys. I’m still alive.

Yesterday was the 13th of April, also marking the beginning of Songkran, the water festival in Thailand celebrating the Thai New Year. 862 more words