Monthly Archives: March 2016

Saying Goodbye

Well, I have left Mae La Luang and am now sitting in Maddy’s Dad’s beautiful apartment in Bangkok. It is somewhat surreal to think that my time in the school is over. It turned out to be 10 weeks, a … Continue reading

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A few photos.

     

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A little bit manic.

I am leaving on Saturday and I am not getting a leaving party from my school, as they would normally do, because everybody is busy with exams and a multitude of other jobs. Having seen what a show Thai people … Continue reading

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A Thai Wedding

Nothing is done in small measures here, so it was of little surprise when I arrived on Saturday morning, on the back of Sinuan’s scooter, to find that the entire road outside the Bride’s family home was blocked off by … Continue reading

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Pbakuu

Pbakuu is a man, at a guess in his mid forties. He is well built, especially for a Thai man, and his skin is dark from a life lived outside in the sunshine. He doesn’t say much but has a … Continue reading

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Teaching English

I am a huge believer in education, in fact I would even go as far as saying that I believe it is the single most effective way to change a situation, or perhaps even the world. Having said that, I … Continue reading

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Love in the Land of Smiles

I have in fact stolen the title of this blog post from a book I recently read about prostitution in Thailand. Whilst it is only one book, on one narrow topic in Thailand, it gave me some insight into the relationship Thai … Continue reading

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