Tag Archives: Karen

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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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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Hoi Ku Pah School

Swimming in the river is not the first thing that springs to mind when you think of Teaching English as a foreign language, but sure enough, last Friday, the students of Hoi Ku Pah and I went for a not-so-quick … Continue reading

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Family Life

Whilst I cannot claim to be any kind of expert on Thai or Karen life, it did not take much time here to realise that there are some profound differences between family life here and that in the UK. For … Continue reading

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