Category Archives: Random musings

Just my thoughts on anything that do not fit other boxes

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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Casablanca, Marilyn Monroe and the ‘culture gap’

When you get “involved” with somebody from another country and culture you always should expect some difficulties in the relationship, whether it be language or religion or social attitudes or whatever. There is always going to be a ‘gotcha’, a … Continue reading

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Songkran is coming …

  You know when Songkran is coming around when the shops start selling lurid shirts like these …           It looks as if I will be spending Songkran at the GF’s village up in Khon Kaen … Continue reading

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A walk in the park …

 Sunday morning, up with the lark, I think I’ll take a walk in the park, hey, hey,hey, it’s a beautiful day …… Ok, hands up, who else remembers Daniel Boone ? it’s okay, you can admit to it too  I … Continue reading

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Myanmar, the logistics and other boring stuff

 Just a few notes about hotels, transport, visas etc for anybody who might be going to Myanmar. Visas Myanmar has recently started an e-visa scheme for tourists of most nationalities arriving by air, where you apply online, upload a photo … Continue reading

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