One for the Kids

Up there in the top right hand corner of Thailand sits a tiny school in the hills of Loei. Driving up the gravel path we slowly bob side to side. Potholes. To my left is just a...

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Chiang Kan

To my left is where the rice grows. Paddy fields. Bristling with green-like-hairs, each rectangular quarter sits flat and wet. Seasonal. Beyond and in the distance are where the...

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Everywhere you go, always takes the Weather with you

The weather is a funny old fella. And what it does to us is even funnier. When it’s too cold, we moan. When it’s too hot, we groan. And when we pray for the rains to come, they...

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When Culture ain’t Culture; it’s just People

You use chopsticks, I use a knife and fork. You eat rice, I eat bread. You wear shorts, I wear gloves. You go to a temple, I go to a church. You kiss on the cheek, I shake hands....

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Ko Samedt

To my friends and I, in days gone by, Ko Samet was code name for steamer, which in turn was our code name for drunken carnage; complete and utter head-in-the-shed deliriousness....

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A Marathon ain’t no Holiday

During the weeks and days before the race people would often say to me, “Oh, you’re going on holiday! Lucky you! What beaches are you going to?” Clearly, people had heard the...

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