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Goodbye Bangkok ….hello Issaan
Yes I know that I have been lazy with this blog (again) and that it has been a while since I wrote anything here. That was partly because I had nothing to write about, contrary to what some people think … Continue reading
Posted in Expat life, Latitudes and attitudes, Thailand Tagged Issaan, Thailand 1 Comment
Songkran is coming !
In Thailand, when the shops start stocking Hawaiian style shirts you know that the Songkran festival is approaching. But like back home when the stores start getting all Christmassy much too early, it’s still a month until the world’s biggest … Continue reading
A tale of two cities …A stranger at home ?
Have you ever gone back home after a couple of years away? Did you see things through new eyes ? I am back in Australia for a couple of weeks, to attend the wedding of some friends and to do … Continue reading
Posted in Latitudes and attitudes, Random musings Tagged bangkok, Sydney Leave a comment
torpor : a state of mental or physical inactivity Which exactly describes me for the last week or two, or three. I have n’t had the energy or the inclination to do anything lately, which is my poor excuse for … Continue reading
Posted in Expat life, Latitudes and attitudes, Random musings, Thailand Tagged bangkok, expat life, Thailand Leave a comment
Oldies but goodies (?)…reminiscing #2
Some more photos from Nepal, this time from Kathmandhu : Table tennis, Kathmandhu 1994 style ! On my first full day of my very first overseas trip I went on a tour of some of the city sights, including Pashupatinath … Continue reading
Posted in Latitudes and attitudes, Monochrome, Photography, Portrait, Travel Tagged Katmandhu, Nepal, Pashupatinath temple, snakecharmer 1 Comment
How to waste a day in the life of an expat in Thailand
After being on a variety of visas over the last 18 months or so since I arrived here it was finally time to get my first 12 month non-O ‘retirement’ extension. Although the renewal and extension are theoretically straightforward if … Continue reading
Posted in Expat life, Latitudes and attitudes, Thailand Tagged bureaucracy, expat, expat life, paperwork, retirement, Thailand, visa Leave a comment