After the sad death of His Majesty King Bhumibol Adulyadej on October 13th 2016 Thailand entered an official 1 year period of mourning. This is an especially sensitive time for the people of Thailand, and a time when visitors must take in to account the circumstances and be duly respectful. There are understandably a lot […]
It’s not street dancing as we know it, it’s not dancing in the street as we know it. This is more of a procession, a dancing procession, on the way to the neighborhood temple in Buriram, Northeast Thailand. Among the procession are members of my wife’s family, extended family and friends, and their heading to […]
I’m going to remember 2016 as a year of farewells, a year when many of my colleagues working in the offshore industry have decided to quit Thailand and head home. I will also remember one remarkable thing they have in common. They are leaving Thailand with their heads held high, they are upbeat, and looking […]
Although they total only a fraction of a percent of Thailand’s female population, there is a large number of Thai women who prefer to have foreign husbands and boyfriends. I don’t have any facts and figures, but my guess is the percentage of Thai women seeking foreign husbands and boyfriends is higher than in most […]
A scene from a temple fair in Issan Thailand. A monk photographs a group of young girls happily posing for a friend.