Category Archives: Random musings

Just my thoughts on anything that do not fit other boxes

Vampire weather…..

As anybody who is in Thailand right now and reading this will know, the country has been going through a very hot and dry spell lately. This always the hottest part of the year but has been several degrees hotter … Continue reading

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The price of progress

When I moved here two years ago, one of the reasons that I chose the On Nut area was the presence of the local night market. With plenty of food vendors and a couple of bars only 200 metres from … Continue reading

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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

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Tropical torpor

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

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An oldie but a goodie …

OK, maybe not such a goodie ! Do you think that I overused the polarising filter ?  I was doing a bit of cleaning out on my hard drive this morning when I came across a long forgotten folder full … Continue reading

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Happy to be an economic refugee !

Some people may have read a news story recently about Deutsche Bank’s latest report on the cost of living around the world, in which Australia claimed the dubious honour of being the most expensive country to live in …. again. … Continue reading

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