Category Archives: Culture
Lost in Translation- or maybe not
Ah yes, translation software is your friend. Even though Google translate didn’t get this one correct, it was close. Seems a chili shop in England has been selling a sriracha sauce named หน้าหี, which means ‘pussy face’ (or face pussy … Continue reading
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Shopping at Immigration
Annual trip to immigration, time to renew the one-year visa. Immigration is always bizarre, it’s a massive operation in a simply massive building located well out of town. You see loads of people in various forms of trouble- from overstay … Continue reading
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A Daytime ‘What The ….’
Bangkok offers a peek at the unique- day and night.
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January Christmas Spirit
Few weeks into the new year, Christmas spirit still going strong in this Buddhist country.
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Thais could win the selfie Olympics
A simple visit to the coffee shop results in a high-angle selfie taken with a tablet.
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May 1: Labor Day Holiday in Thailand
May 1 is Labor Day in Thailand, most private businesses are closed, but government offices are open. Yes, on the Labor Day Holiday in Thailand government offices are open while the majority of private businesses, including all banks, are closed. … Continue reading
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Do You Want Your Beer Opened?
Thailand doesn’t have what Americans call ‘container laws’, you can drink a beer pretty much anywhere. I’m 47 years old, there isn’t a great deal of naughty to be found in drinking a beer, but walking out of 7 Eleven … Continue reading
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Shopping: Pork & Cock
A trip to the JJ weekend market can be interesting, if you can get past the oppressive heat, throngs of tourists and don’t mind massive repetition. But you can stumble upon some gems, like someone selling various bits of pig, … 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
Advertising in Thailand: ‘Suck My Balls’
Nothing I write will make this any funnier:
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