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Bangkok and day trips, December 2015

Artist house

The Artist House is a beautiful workshop and performance space housed in a centuries-old wooden house on a canal in Bangkok. They perform puppet shows in the traditional style almost as if they are ceremonies. 968 more words


Bangkok and Cha Am, November 2015

Bangkok is getting more familiar. The sky train is simple to navigate, we found a wonderful homeschool group, we are relatively settled in our apartment, we’ve been to a beach, we mostly figured out how to eat (vegetarian is a challenge!), and we know how to order the delicious cold orange-colored Thai tea. 650 more words


A Mellow Friday in Bangkok

Despite Thursday evening’s large and fancy dinner (accompanied by wine and cocktails, duh), I was up and at ‘em pretty early on Friday morning. I wanted to get to the… 1,560 more words

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"Jim Thompson, Silk King," Newly Remastered with DVD Extras, Is For Sale

It was my first film, the culmination of years of planning and research as well as my reason for becoming a documentary filmmaker. “Jim Thompson, Silk King” is the story of an American architect-turned military officer who found himself in Thailand at the end of World War II and stayed. 208 more words


Don't Worry, Be Happy! (Goodbye Bangkok)

I’m writing this one on the train up to York – I’ve been home for 3 days and it’s amazing how quickly you just slip back into the same old life you had – because nothing much changes in two months away! 954 more words


What Is Inside Jim Thompson House, Bangkok?

In my last post on my travelogue – solo overland backpacking trip to Thailand & Laos – I mentioned that I visited Jim Thompson House whilst I was in Bangkok. 282 more words


Third Thai's A Charm - Bangkok (Day 4: Wat Saket, Jim Thompson House, Asiatique)

Today was the last full day of our Thailand trip. Despite my 3rd visit in this wonderful country, there’s so much left to see here. We started our day by eating in one of the nearby restaurants which served some yummy pork noodle bowls. 425 more words