Monthly Archives: March 2011

End of March Cool Weather in Bangkok

Okay, I am getting soft- even I feel it is cool outside. The sun hasn’t come out for 3 days, the wind has been strong and temperature is around 20 (68F). Someone just wrote on twitter that 50% of Thais … Continue reading

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Interesting Read About Red Shirts, Yellow Shirts, Politics and Government in Thailand

I found this to be a very informative and accurate article about the political situation in Thailand and judging by comments on Twitter, others did as well: http://www.project-syndicate.org/commentary/pongsudhirak4/English#comments Please note, I do not know the author and am not trying … Continue reading

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My Favorite Monk

This is my favorite monk and my favorite picture I have taken of a monk. I know this monk, a little bit. I know more about him than I know him. I like the picture, he looks old, like he … Continue reading

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Saturday March 19- Warm Weather & Hyperbole

Okay, the hyperbole about the weather can stop. It is a warmer day, sunny and nice, the world is not ending. It was cool over the past few days, but the speculation about climate change and the cold weather being … Continue reading

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Life in Thailand After One Year: I haven’t been Ill or Sick One Time

Walking to work this morning I had this odd thought- I haven’t had a cold, the flu or been sick once in the year since I moved here. This was a shock to me- coming from San Francisco I had … Continue reading

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More on the Cold Weather in Bangkok and Thailand

The cold weather continues to be the topic of the day (March 17) and is forecast to continue through tomorrow. This bout of cold weather is being treated like a snow storm in places where it doesn’t usually snow- everyone … Continue reading

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Cold Weather in Bangkok (March 2011)

Yes, funny topic and headline. Much of the conversations about weather in Thailand center on the hot weather, but it is cold; well very cool and all the talk is of the cold weather. The Bangkok temperature this morning was … Continue reading

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Life in Bangkok After One Year: Thoughts & Memories

I have enjoyed living in Bangkok; it has opened mind and body to many new experiences. The nice part of living here occurs a few months after you move and settle into your daily routines, suddenly you aren’t as overwhelmed … Continue reading

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Follow Up Post: New Coffee Shop Re-Cafe & Starbucks

A follow upon my earlier post about the new coffee shop with local owner (original post: http://faranginbangkok.wordpress.com/2010/10/12/starbucks-in-thailand-and-a-new-coffee-shop/ ) named Re-Café that is located close to a Starbucks: things appear to be going very well for Re Cafe. I stopped in … Continue reading

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Life in Bangkok After One Year: What I Miss about San Francisco

I enjoy my life in Bangkok, there are things I miss about my home in San Francisco. The list: 1. Live Music- progressive rock, math rock, alt rock, those are my favorites. Bangkok? None. The Bangkok music scene is dominated … Continue reading

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