The Doors of Bangkok

The Doors of Bangkok I recently started an Instagram in which I post photos of doors. No, wait! Come back! As uninteresting as that may sound to some of you, Instagram accounts of just doors are actually very popular. And, as I am always ahead of the trends, I am pleased to say that my…

Plans Are What Happen When You’re Busy Trying To Live

Plans Are What Happen When You’re Busy Trying To Live As far as I know, it was John Lennon who wrote the line, “life is what happens when you’re busy making other plans”. It’s a line from his track Beautiful Boy, and although Lennon clearly must have heard it somewhere else, it’s his voice I…

How To Make Alcohol

How To Make Alcohol Around two months ago, at around 9.40 pm, I saw a post on Twitter that made my face scrunch up and my mouth to silently say, ‘what the fu…?’. Unbeknown to me, around 4 hours earlier, the Thai government announced that a ban on the selling of all alcohol would begin…

Am I A Good Friend?

Am I A Good Friend? This is one of those blog posts that makes me feel quite nervous. I’m worried because I don’t know how it will come across. But I made a decision a while back to be more open on my blog and write whatever I feel like writing. Some days I will…

How To Cook Fish In Thailand

It seems an obvious thing to say but the food in Thailand is one of the tastiest cuisines in the world. We’ve all heard how good it is and those of us lucky enough to try it all agree that it is, in technical terms, ‘yummy, yummy in my tummy’. Despite my fondness for not…

Things To Do In Lockdown

As the reality of the lockdown and self-isolation begins to sink in, the need to keep our brains stimulated becomes ever more important. Apart from the clear danger of catching Covid-19, the underlying danger is for our mental states. It’s important to keep the mind active. So here is a quick blog full of things…

Thai Immigration, Covid19 and Me

If I didn’t catch Covid19 on Monday it will be nothing short of a miracle. Many people will find themselves in worse situations than I found myself on Monday but what I experienced on Monday will live long in the memory. Visa Time The day had come for me and Malinee to go to the…