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"It seems to combine the Hannibal, Missouri, of Mark Twain's boyhood with Beverly Hills, the Low Countries and Chinatown"

This title quote about Bangkok is both ridiculously ethnocentric and hilariously accurate. As has become my habit upon leaving a country, here are a few of my observations about living in Bangkok. 775 more words

Travel Log

"You can't understand a city without using its public transportation system"

Bangkok has a lot of public transportation options: BTS or Skytrain, MRT or subway, buses, ferries and various commuter trains. I spent the majority of my commuting time on the Skytrain, which was my primary way to get to and from campus. 491 more words

Travel Log

Driftwood Candle Holders

The weather is getting better and the lighter evenings gives me more time to spend on outdoor activities and to actually get on with making decorative things for the house. 162 more words

Being Creative

Blueberry Muffins

I am usually up early every morning regardless of it being a working day or not. It’s Saturday morning and the sun is shining. The perfect morning for testing my new running programme (walk, run and sprint) BUT before getting dressed for the run I quickly made some blueberry muffins for our morning brunch. 280 more words


Where We LIve

Thought I might take a few minutes to tell a little about where we live. We are on the Costa Blanca, but not on the coast, the towns of Petrer and Elda are 25 miles inland from Alicante. 133 more words

Yearly Recap of Work's Best Of the Worst.

So I’ve amassed the handful of postings I’ve left from all of the lunacy that is my job. Since the school year is coming to a screeching halt (bang-not-a-whimper, in other words), and I’ve had little time to really blog (is that a verb?) over the past month or so, I figured I’d simply share what bits and pieces I’ve thought or read or seen from the workplace… 425 more words


Saturday activity - Jodie the dog haircut

What do you do when your dog is desperate for a haircut but as being 16 years old it might be too much to spend hours at the dog groomers. 326 more words

Where I Live