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Flowers at the Jim Thompson House in Bangkok ~ a photo blog.

The Jim Thompson house is a collection of teak buildings telling the history of this American gent. Well looked after site. The grounds are peaceful and colourful and a great break from the frenetic city of Bangkok. 69 more words

Jim Thompson House

On my last full day in Bangkok the temperature was still surprisingly cool. Almost cold. I’m not sure if it was the cool refreshing weather or that it was my last day but I ended up having a lot more energy than I had the rest of the week. 664 more words



Rob and I arrived in Bangkok at 2 am. This time I convinced him that we should get a hotel and cab there. A cab was under $10 and was especially fast because traffic was sparse. 1,070 more words


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