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More faces of protest

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Protesting in style

Most people walked, some came on motorbikes, some in trucks and pickups, but this guy was certainly the classiest : An immaculate looking 1946 MG, and the owner was completely unfazed by people leaning all over it for selfies !

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who says you have to be a young radical to protest ?

A montage of some of Bangkok’s older “radicals ” at the anti government protest today : I loved the 2 ladies in their wheelchairs, in the back of a pickup, but they were a bit shy ….not so for the … Continue reading

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Occupy Bangkok

As you may be aware, there have been anti-government/anti-corruption protests here in Bangkok for some time now and over the last few days they have intensified, to the point where the protesters have taken over several government offices and ministries, … Continue reading

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More colours of protest

While on my way to the Golden Mount I had to pass through Ratchadamnoen Avenue which has been taken over by the anti government protesters. With shelter from sun and rain, free food, and entertainment between speeches they are well … Continue reading

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Then and now, and a colour divide

A few days ago I came across a Facebook page, 77PPP, which has lots of old photos and postcards of Thailand from the 1920s onwards. (there are 77 provinces in Thailand, so I guess it is 77 Provinces Photos and … Continue reading

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