Wat Benchamabophit: The Marble Temple & A New Camera Lens

Wat Benchamabophit (The Marble Temple) & My New Camera Lens Firstly, I’ll be honest with you, until yesterday, I wasn’t even aware of Wat Benchamabophit, or The Marble Temple as it’s more easily known existed. Secondly, I am always so grateful that many of Thailand’s most famous temples are known under other names. ‘The Marble…

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…

The Best Place To Eat In Phuket’s Old Town.

The Best Place To Eat In Phuket’s Old Town Call off the search everyone. Put your travel guides down for I have found the best place to eat in Phuket’s Old Town. I enjoy Thai food immensely, but I very seldomly write about it. I enjoy lots of food, but I never write about it…

An Unexpected and Unwanted Trip To A Thai Hospital

An Unexpected And Unwanted Trip To A Thai Hospital I’m not an expert on such matter, but I would think most trips to the hospital are unexpected and unwanted. Going to a Thai hospital with little Thai vocabulary is both of those things, with a side order of ‘but how can I explain what’s wrong?’…

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 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…

COVID 19 THOUGHTS FROM SOMEONE THAT HAS NO EXPERTISE IN IT

Minutes of Thought As someone that has been thinking about Covid 19 a bit, I feel I am now in a perfect place to give my views as if they are all fact. My minutes of studying this disease has given me an almost undeserved confidence to tell you all what to do. Been Thinking…

Covid, Covid, Covid, Covid, Covid Chameleon (You Come & Go)

Strange goings on or maybe I’m just seeing things in my mind that aren’t there… Bad Beginnings I am very sorry to anyone that has clicked on this thinking they were going to get a blog about Boy George. I wrote the above title in another blog and was so proud of it that I…