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…

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…

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…

Thailand, Covid-19 and Me

Where To Start? Well, it’s taken a deadly pandemic to bring me back to this blog but back I am. Things in Thailand and Covid-19 aren’t as bad as the UK and most of Europe but, like many people, I feel the need to start documenting this surreal time. Previously on LiveandletThai So far in…