A Thai Wedding And Brush With The Local Mafia!

A Thai Wedding and a brush with the local mafia… Those of you that read about my overnight train journey (A Train Journey And An Accordion Playing Baboon) will know that the whole reason for that sleepless night was to go a traditional Thai wedding further north from Bangkok in a place called Rattanaburi in…

A Train Journey And An Accordion Playing Baboon

I went on a train recently – five words that don’t exactly fizz off the screen at the start of a blog and make you gag yourself with excitement of what is to follow, but this was a train in Thailand…an overnight, ‘sleeper’ train in Thailand no less. I’ve travelled outside of Bangkok a few…

The Temples Of Chiang Mai: Part 2

If you read the first part of my blog about the temples of Chiang Mai, you’ll know that I got a bit lost in the amount of temples I saw and their beauty. If you didn’t read part one, where have you been, naughty person? I really should have a word with your parents about…

Finally Wearing My Face Mask In Bangkok…Like A Boss!

Well I finally did it. I finally went outside wearing a face mask…I finally feel like a true Bangkokian (I don’t know if Bangkokian is an actual word to describe people who live in Bangkok but I’m claiming it!). Make a note of the date and we’ll all have an anniversary celebration next year because…

Jim Thompsons House

We all make mistakes in life. I made one on my visit to Jim Thompsons House. This story happened to me in early 2018 and it is only now after extensive therapy and electric shock treatment that I am able to share it publicly. My visit to a famous tourist sight started much like any…

I Prayed For Good Karma And Someone Stole My Shoes.

The following story is entirely true, only the names have been changed to protect the innocent. I’m not really a religious person and when I say ‘not really’ I mean ‘it means nothing to me, it’s all fake, oh no am I going to hell now?’ But I am in Thailand, a country with a…