Monthly Archives: January 2014

Surreal Bangkok

Caption: ‘something old, something new’ or ‘something small, something large’? As seen at Chid Loam

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Fried Rice in Thailand: Not Just for Quitters

There is some really great fried rice in Thailand, not greasy, served with pork, chicken or crab. I never liked fried rice, most of the fried rice I ate in America was heavy and oily, possibly the first great fried … Continue reading

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January 2014- Cold Weather in Bangkok and Thailand

Cold, never a term you associate with Thailand or this region of the world and certainly not a term associated with Bangkok. Bangkok is constantly listed as the major metropolitan are with the hottest climate, this article cites the World … Continue reading

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Food: Addicted to Khao Soi

I haven’t written much about Thai food, just that feeling my writing won’t do justice to the food and experience. Each Saturday my lunch has become Khao Soi with Chicken (ข้าวซอยไก่), I’m addicted. It’s noodles, coconut milk curry and leg … Continue reading

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2014 Protest- Funny News

I’ve avoided the topic of the 2013/14 street protests, I just hope they end quickly and without violence. This news story struck me as very funny- this protest features whistles, sellers have been doing big business in whistles, t-shirts and … Continue reading

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Just What Bangkok Doesn’t Need

Of course Bangkok doesn’t need any more violence associated with protests- but Bangkok also doesn’t need trees cut down to make way for a new 7 Eleven. This is across the street from where I live, the new 7 Eleven … Continue reading

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Spotted in Bangkok: KISS Tour Jacket


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If Bangkok had a cooler climate, how many millions would live here?

We’ll never know, mother nature began reminding Bangkokians yesterday of the real Bangkok climate. The cool temperatures over the past month was spurring serious discussion about expanding Bangkok’s official three seasons from hot, hotter and seek shelter to include super … Continue reading

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